[Milton-L] Reading Milton for pleasure
a.genghis.kuhn at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 30 17:34:33 EST 2008
Milton enters the popular imagination?
On Jan 30, 2008 4:30 PM, Paul Miller <pm9 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Sometimes I imagine the denizens of academia as regarding Milton as within
> their province alone and I can see them chewing away at his splendid
> language for years so that no flavor exudes from the words and later
> the words in their dotage living in fear that someone somewhere is
> Milton. I think it was Woolf who said that reading Milton was about the
> reading for pleasure that she ever got to do anymore. I know just what she
> meant. I read Milton for pleasure. I guess you could call me a hedonistic
> Miltonian and yes I know saying that is "hail horrors" to the puritanical
> Miltonist out there if you exist outside my imagination of course.
> Paul Miller
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