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Author Henriksen, Erin.

Title Milton and the Reformation aesthetics of the passion / by Erin Henriksen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (214 pages)
Series Studies in the history of Christian traditions, 1573-5664 ; v. 145
Studies in the history of Christian traditions ; v. 145
Contents Introduction: Milton's poetics of absence and restoration -- Strategies for depicting the Son in Christian art -- Iconoclasm as an artistic strategy -- The post-Reformation passion -- Milton's alternative passion -- "No death!" : rewriting the Protestant elegy in Milton's early poems -- The art of omission and supplement in Paradise lost -- Paradise regained and the art of the incarnation -- Rewriting the Christus patiens tradition in Samson agonistes -- Epilogue: Broken and whole
Summary This book addresses the problem of Milton's poetics of the passion, a tradition he revises by turning away from late medieval representations of the crucifixion and drawing instead on earlier Christian images and alternative strategies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index
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Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Devotional literature, English -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009039903
ISBN 9004183663 (electronic bk.)
9789004183667 (electronic bk.)