[Milton-L] Adam et Eve

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 16:21:55 EDT 2015


Weirdly, her left hand appears unfinished.

Jim R

On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 4:12 PM, Richard A. Strier <rastrier at uchicago.edu>
wrote:

> Well, she is gorgeous.  One sympathizes with Adam.  Might well be worth
> losing Eden for.
>
> RS
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> The whole picture shows Eve in full frontal nudity. It's a little bit
> Miltonic in that "Shee as a vail down to the slender waste / Her
> unadorned golden tresses wore / Disheveld"--also in that it implies the
> emotional subjection that Adam confesses and Raphael warns against.
> I don't recall any other blondes in the Klimt oeuvre.
> Michael
>
> 2015-09-22 14:17 GMT-04:00 Nancy Charlton <charltonwordorder1 at gmail.com>:
>
>>
>> I can't get only the link to come up, but I thought you all might like
>> this. -- Nancy Charlton
>>
>> Gustav Klimt. Adam et Eve 1917 (Détail)
>> Plus sur le travail de GUSTAV KLIMT ici:
>> http://dantebea.com/category/peintures-dessins/gustav-klimt/
>>
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Dr. James Rovira
Associate Professor of English
Tiffin University
http://www.jamesrovira.com
Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety
Continuum 2010
http://jamesrovira.com/blake-and-kierkegaard-creation-and-anxiety/
Text, Identity, Subjectivity
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