[Milton-L] Re: orthodox doctrine in Milton
vs "tasteless" intention
cbartonphd1 at verizon.net
Fri Dec 17 12:18:53 EST 2010
As will I, Jeffrey and Dennis. But thank you for (attempting) to
change the subject to something less conspicuosly self-indulgent
nonetheless. I doubt that any Miltonist would presume to lecture Mr.
Sirrah on the relative merits of any particular school of acting, so I
am at something of a loss to understand what makes him think himself
qualified to pontificate on Milton's shortcomings as a poet.
Best to all,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shoulson, Jeffrey" <jshoulson at mail.as.miami.edu>
To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2010 12:05 PM
Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Re: orthodox doctrine in Milton vs "tasteless"
> I'll join the chorus of bah-humbugs, Dennis.
> On Dec 17, 2010, at 12:02 PM, Dennis Danielson wrote:
>> Am I merely Scrooge-like in my old age (I do know I'm getting
>> repetitious), or do others too get the impression that discussions
>> this list occasionally bang on as if none of the Milton scholarship
>> the past thirty years ever saw the light of day?
>> Or perhaps therein lies a chastening tale about the influence of
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