[Milton-L] Re prelaps seasons: when is a question a good one?

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 19:29:35 EST 2010


Isn't there an explicit reference in PL just to that very thing -- continual
Spring and harvest?

Jim R

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 6:55 PM, Judith H. Anderson <anders at indiana.edu>wrote:

> I can't resist a two-line postscript in some ways relevant (and in some
> irrelevant): "There is continuall Spring, and haruest there / Continuall,
> both meeting at one tyme." I mean to invoke only these two lines from the
> Garden(s) of Adonis, which, in itself, is neither a static place nor one
> without temporal loss.  But these two lines alone momentarily capture what
> Milton attempts. The mythic imagination, whether sacred or not, is the
> bottom line here?
>
> Judith
>
>
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