[Milton-L] Tolstoy on PR?

duran0 duran0 at exchange.purdue.edu
Mon Nov 26 20:55:40 EST 2007


Dear Rich,
Borges also did not like Milton's Jesus of PR. I'm rather partial to him
myself.
Adios,
Angelica.


On 11/13/07 1:35 PM, "Rich Durocher" <durocher at stolaf.edu> wrote:

> Colleagues and friends on the Milton List:
> 
>     Does anyone recall a comment of a rather scathing nature by Tolstoy
> on the figure of the Son in PARADISE REGAINED?   Dimly I recall
> something by the Russian novelist, cited by a British scholar mid-20th
> century, about Milton's Jesus threatening to destroy Christianity
> itself.   If you can point me to such a statement or disabuse me of my
> error I would be grateful.
> 
>     Thanks in advance,
> 
>     Rich DuRocher  (writing about patience in PR)
>     email: durocher at stolaf.edu
>     St. Olaf College
>    
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