[Milton-L] Re: Milton-L Digest, Vol 34, Issue 13

Jameela Lares Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Mon Aug 21 14:59:25 EDT 2006


Thanks for the clarification, Mario.  One of my colleagues has been working on
Milton and the Romantics.  I'll ask him if he has any recommendations.

Jameela

Quoting Mario Murgia <precious.bane at gmail.com>:

> Hello again and thank you all for your help.
> Dear Jameela, the texts I've read so far are "The Promethean Politics
> of Milton, Blake and Shelley", by Lewis, and "Uriel's Eye", by Goslee.
> The former is, I believe, a thorough yet unoriginal overview of what
> critics have repeatedly said about "Prometheus Unbound" over the past
> few decades, while the latter focuses on Shelleyan visual aesthetics
> and their possible relationship with Miltonic "plastic" forms. However
> rigorous, Goslee's essay on Shelley relies too much on personal
> interpretation of both "Prometheus" and "Paradise", I think. You might
> as well say that I haven't really read much, but there isn't much more
> I can find here in Mexico. I certainly don't mean to say that what
> I've read so far hasn't been helpful at all; however, a more extensive
> and solid bibliography would be extremely useful. So, can you
> recommend anything besides "The Romantics on Milton", which I already
> have?
> Best,
> Mario
> 
> 
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> > Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 12:57:32 -0500
> > From: "Mario Murgia" <precious.bane at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [Milton-L] Milton and Shelley
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> > Hello everyone. It's been a while since I last posted a message, but
> > I'm finally back now. I've got a question for you all. Can anybody
> > recommend a sensible book or article dealing with Milton's influence
> > on P.B. Shelley? It seems to me that the few essays I've read so far
> > are largely based on speculation.
> > Thank you all for your kind attention.
> > Mario Murgia
> >
> > --
> > "It is my opinion that the power of eloquence is most manifest when it
> > deals with subjects which rouse no particular enthusiasm."
> > –John Milton, Prolusion 7
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 15:43:52 -0500
> > From: Jameela Lares <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu>
> > Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Milton and Shelley
> > To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
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> > Er, can you be more specific?
> >
> > What have you read so far, and what do you mean by "largely based on
> > speculation"?
> >
> > JL
> >
> > Quoting Mario Murgia <precious.bane at gmail.com>:
> >
> > > Hello everyone. It's been a while since I last posted a message, but
> > > I'm finally back now. I've got a question for you all. Can anybody
> > > recommend a sensible book or article dealing with Milton's influence
> > > on P.B. Shelley? It seems to me that the few essays I've read so far
> > > are largely based on speculation.
> > > Thank you all for your kind attention.
> > > Mario Murgia
> > >
> > > --
> > > "It is my opinion that the power of eloquence is most manifest when it
> > > deals with subjects which rouse no particular enthusiasm."
> > > –John Milton, Prolusion 7
> > >
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> > Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 16:58:48 -0400
> > From: "Christine Gray" <langwidge at erols.com>
> > Subject: RE: [Milton-L] Milton and Shelley and Dr. Wittreich
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> > I am certain Joseph Wittreich can recommend such a book.
> >
> >
> > Signed,
> >
> > Christine Gray, his research assistant many years ago
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu
> > [mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of Mario Murgia
> > Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 1:58 PM
> > To: milton-l at lists.richmond.edu
> > Subject: [Milton-L] Milton and Shelley
> >
> > Hello everyone. It's been a while since I last posted a message, but
> > I'm finally back now. I've got a question for you all. Can anybody
> > recommend a sensible book or article dealing with Milton's influence
> > on P.B. Shelley? It seems to me that the few essays I've read so far
> > are largely based on speculation.
> > Thank you all for your kind attention.
> > Mario Murgia
> >
> > --
> > "It is my opinion that the power of eloquence is most manifest when it
> > deals with subjects which rouse no particular enthusiasm."
> > -John Milton, Prolusion 7
> >
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> > Message: 4
> > Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 23:25:07 -0400
> > From: "alan horn" <alanshorn at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Milton and Shelley
> > To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
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> > I don't know of any such study, and would be interested to know if
> > there's a good one.
> >
> > I suppose you're familiar with Shelley's own references to Milton in
> > "Ode to Liberty," the Preface to Prometheus Unbound (two important
> > ones there), and "A Defence of Poetry." Paradise Lost also plays a
> > prominent role in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, of course.
> >
> > Don't forget the influence of Milton's divorce tracts (alluded to in
> > the Preface cited above) on Shelley's free love ideals and practice.
> >
> > Alan H.
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 5
> > Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 08:57:03 -0400
> > From: "James Rovira" <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Milton and Shelley
> > To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
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> > Here's a journal worth checking out:
> >
> > *******
> >
> >  Milton and the romantics.
> >
> > by Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Dept. of English.
> >
> >     * Type: English : Serial Publication Serial Publication :
> > Periodical : Annual
> >     * Publisher: [Boston, etc.] Dept. of English, Northeastern University
> [etc.]
> >     * ISSN: 0145-529X
> >     * OCLC: 2745135
> >
> > *********
> >
> > This is the book referenced earlier:
> >
> > Wittreich, Joseph. (William Blake.) The Romantics on Milton. Formal
> > Essays and Critical Asides. Cleveland: Case Western Reserve
> > University, 1970.
> >
> > **********
> > This book has some material on Shelley:
> >
> > Low, Lisa, and Anthony J. Harding (eds.) Milton, the Metaphysicals,
> > and Romanticism. Cambridge, 1994.
> >
> > *********
> > This page is just a really nice resource:
> >
> > http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/iemls/postprint/CCM2Biblio.html
> >
> > *********
> >
> > Wittreich is the most commonly cited.
> >
> > Jim R
> >
> > ------------------------------
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> > Message: 6
> > Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 13:06:44 -0700
> > From: "Roy Rukkila" <fellini at mainex1.asu.edu>
> > Subject: [Milton-L] Milton Bibliography Online
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