[Milton-L] Is Paradise Lost

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 14:08:51 EDT 2009


Please....please....I beg of you....watch the first fifteen minutes of
Dead Poets Society then get back with me on this idea.

Jim R

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Yuko Nii <wahcenter at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Hey guys: I think that what you have here is a great topic for exploration
> and development. Could be an interesting paper at one of your conferences if
>  developed systematically. I will probably develop the idea of "greatness"
> and "genius" in one of my own papers, taking some spin from your discussions
> here. One possible criterion for greatness is how much influence the
> individual or his work has had over the human population for good or
> otherwise. And then there is the question, "If Milton had written Paradise
> Lost and nobody read it, would it still be a  great work?" If so, then why?
> All we do in art & literature is measured in the human context. Terrance



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