Limit search to available items
Book Cover
E-book
Author Nuttall, A. D. (Anthony David)

Title The alternative trinity : gnostic heresy in Marlowe, Milton, and Blake / A.D. Nuttall
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
Online access available from:
Oxford Scholarship Online    View Resource Record  
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents CONTENTS; LIST OF PLATES; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; I: BLAKE: THE SON VERSUS THE FATHER; II: RAISING THE DEVIL: MARLOWE'S DOCTOR FAUSTUS; III: MILTON; IV: BLAKE; INDEX
Summary What if the creator of the world were evil? What if Christ, the Son, were the antagonist not the ally of the Father? Nuttall tracks this subversive theology from the Gnostics of the second century, through its flickering reappearance in Marlowe and Milton, to its full development in Blake. - ;The Trinity of orthodox Christianity is harmonious. The Trinity for Blake is, conspicuously, not a happy family: the Father and the Son do not get on. It might be thought that so cumbersome a notion is inconceivable before the rise of Romanticism but the Ophite Gnostics of the second century AD appear to
Notes Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon, 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Religion.
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593 -- Religion.
Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Religion.
Christian heresies in literature.
Gnosticism in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191674327 ebook No price
019921316X
142946996X (electronic bk.)
9780191518577 (electronic bk.)
9780199213160
9781429469968 (electronic bk.)