Destabilizing Milton: "Paradise Lost" and the Poetics of Incertitude

P. Herman

Anno: 2005
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 230 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm
Peso: 375 gr.
  • EAN: 9780230602427
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Destabilizing Milton challenges the widely accepted view of Milton as a poet of absolute, unquestioning certainty. In Paradise Lost , Milton confronts the failure of the Revolution by creating a poem that refuses to grant the reader any interpretive stability or certainty. Doubts can no longer be contained and concepts once marked by a 'fundamental immobility' now seem unstable at best. Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes equally reflect Milton's deep ambivalences after the collapse of the Republic. Far from confirming his earlier ideals, in his later poetry, Milton subjects his culture's most cherished beliefs, such as the goodness of God, to withering scrutiny, while refusing the comfort of orthodox answers.