Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Milton's Prudent Ambiguities: Words and Signs in His Poetry and Prose
Foyalty 151

Milton's Prudent Ambiguities: Words and Signs in His Poetry and Prose (Hardback)

£49.95
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.

Synopsis

This new reading of Paradise Lost concentrates on the analysis of linguistic concepts underlying Milton's epic, and then builds on those concepts with a fresh interpretation that considers the role that Raphael plays in it. Relying on a narrative model that was already well-known in the seventeenth century and was baptized godgame by the twentieth century British novelist John Fowles, it reinterprets the role of the archangel as that of a tool in the great plan of Milton's Father's "ironic" teaching. This book complements a basically linguistic approach to Milton's poetry and prose with concepts such as that of retraction adopted from "heretical" Milton critics as Saurat, Hill, and Empson.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 16/03/2009 ISBN-13: 9780761845270  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Martin Kuester, Ph.D., is professor of English literature at University of Marburg in Germany and director of the Marburg Centre for Canadian Studies. He is also the author and editor of numerous articles and books.

More books by Martin Kuester

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Postcolonial Contemporary:...
(Hardback)
Jini Kim Watson; Gary Wilder; Sadia...
 
£88.00
£92.00
 
In the Shade of the Golden Palace:...
(Hardback)
Thibaut d'Hubert
 
 
£64.00
 
Text, Food and the Early Modern...
(Hardback)
Jason Scott-Warren; Andrew Elder...
 
 
£95.00
 
The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera,...
(Hardback)
Susan Zieger
 
£80.00
£84.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd