[Milton-L] Paradise Drawn: The sequel
dario.rivarossa at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 01:54:01 EST 2011
Dear friends and scholars!
I am very grateful to you for following this column so attentively (I
know how many people did view the pictures each week. Many thanks
A .pdf file containing the whole Paradise Drawn series, 21
illustrations with brief captions, is available by sending an email to
the address dario.rivarossa at gmail.com
It will be about a collection of Japanese-like haikus, i.e. very short
5-7-5-syllable poems, summing up the whole of Milton’s masterpiece.
Well, not any line in it, say something like one haiku per page. To
each of them a simple drawing, little more than a sketch, will be
Since it will be about 250 poems+illustrations, it will need a posting
rhythm like two or three “issues” per week, that’s easier to say than
to do. Hmm. Will try.
As a rule, the haiku and the related drawing will simply be posted
without notes, although some explanations would sometimes be needed
about either the text or the picture --- or the relationship between
them. But, feels like it could get quite boring; besides, I would
rather like it to be an interactive process. So, as the issues are
published, I will be glad to add details about any material, on
request, and looking forward to comments, different standpoints, even
controversies, why not?
I thank you in advance for your kindness.
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