[Milton-L] Visual metaphors of Paradise Lost
Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Wed May 31 08:25:56 EDT 2006
Among older studies, visual metaphors are important in Jackson I. Cope, _The
Metaphoric Structure of Paradise Lost_ (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1962),
e.g. spaciousness as evil, light/dark as heaven/hell.
You also might want to check
Adams, Robert M. Ikon: John Milton and the Modern Critics. Ithaca: Cornell
Banks, Theodore. Miltons Imagery. New York: Columbia UP, 1950.
Brockbank, Philip. Within the Visible Diurnal Spheare: the Moving World of
Paradise Lost. Approaches to Paradise Lost. Ed. C. A. Patrides. London:
Edward Arnold, 1968. 199-221.
Brooke-Rose, Christine. "Metaphor in Paradise Lost: A Grammatical Analysis."
In Language and Style in Milton: A Symposium on the Tercentenary of Paradise
Lost. Ed. Ronald David Emma and John T. Shawcross. New York: Frederick Ungar,
Cirillo, A. R. Noon-Midnight and the Temporal Structure of Paradise Lost.
English Literary History 29 (1962): 372-395.
Colie, Rosalie L. Time and Eternity: Paradox and Structure in Paradise Lost.
Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 23 (1960): 127-38.
Cutts, John P. The Miserific Vision: A Study of Some of the Basic Structural
Imagery of Paradise Lost. English Miscellany 14 (1963): 57-72.
Di Cesare, Mario. Adventrous Song: The Texture of Miltons Epic. Language
and Style in Milton: A Symposium on the Tercentenary of Paradise Lost. Ed.
Ronald David Emma and John T. Shawcross. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1967.
Ferry, Anne Davidson. Miltons Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost.
Cambridge: Harvard U P, 1963.
Knott, John R. Symbolic Landscape in Paradise Lost. Milton Studies 2 (1970):
Lawry, Jon S. The Shadow of Heaven: Matter and Stance in Miltons Poetry.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell U P, 1968.
Madsen, William G. Earth the Shadow of Heaven: Typological Symbolism in
Paradise Lost," PMLA 75 (1960).
---. From Shadowy Types to Truth. The Lyric and Dramatic Milton. Ed. Joseph
Summers. New York: Columbia U P, 1965. 95-114.Pointon, Marcia R. Milton and
English Art. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1970.
Ryken, Leland. The Apocalyptic Vision in Paradise Lost. Ithaca and London:
Cornell U P, 1970. (Stresses Milton's use of nonvisual, conceptual metaphor.)
Widmer, Kingsley. The Iconography of Renunciation: The Miltonic Simile.
[Originally published in the Journal of English Literary History 25 (1958):
258-69.] Rev. version. C. A. Patrides, ed. Miltons Epic Poetry: Essays on
Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. Baltimore: Penguin, 1969. 121-31.
Quoting miriamgi at aol.com:
> Dear list colleagues,
> I am at the end of my master's thesis on the visual metaphors of Paradise
> Lost. My defense will be in July and there is a question that has been
> bothering me all the time, which is: isn't there any work referring to the
> visual metaphors of PL already published? With all my research, I have found
> many references to PL's metaphors, similes, etc, many of these works from
> some of you of the list, a wide variety of essays, but none only about the
> visual metaphors of the epic. I would appreciate if I could have your view on
> it, experts on Milton as you all are, to feel more secure, because I am sure
> that this question will be posted by the committee.
> Thanks and best regards to all,
> Miriam Mansur
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