[Milton-L] O Eve, in evil hour...

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Wed Nov 16 21:40:49 EST 2005



John Leonard wrote:
> 
>     I had thought that Milton's Grand Style was one of the most widely known
> works of Milton criticism, but it would seem from some of the comments
> recently posted to the list that many Miltonists have either not read it or
> have forgotten how good it is. Stanley Fish once told me that he thought
> Ricks's *Milton's Grand Style* and Arthur Barker's *The Puritan Dilemma* the
> two best books on Milton ever written.  I suspect that both books tend to
> get overlooked these days because they are old.  This is a pity because
> young Miltonists especially could learn a lot from these two books.

Ricks's latest book, _Dylan's Visions of Sin_ is quite wonderful to
browse in.

Carrol


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