[Milton-L] Paradise Drawn: The sequel

Terrance Lindall tlindall at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 12:21:00 EST 2011


Utterly fantastic!

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Dario Rivarossa
<dario.rivarossa at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
> again).
> 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
>
> What next?
> “PL 575”.
> 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
> united.
> 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.
> D“h”R
>
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