[Milton-L] Milton's Deliberate Ambiguities
jamesrovira at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 20:02:44 EDT 2017
Thanks for the reply, Michael. I will look up the journal article you recommend. I have read Against Interpretation, and have it, but it's been quite a while. Can you elaborate on the specific part of the argument there that you think applies?
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> On Sep 3, 2017, at 5:07 PM, Bryson, Michael E <michael.bryson at csun.edu> wrote:
> I really don't think this--"complex literary texts only ever mean one thing and nothing else"--is the argument being made here.
> A couple of sources that argue at much greater length for what I do see as the case being made are listed below:
> Longxi, Zhang. “The Letter or the Spirit: The Song of Songs, Allegoresis,
> and the Book of Poetry”. Comparative Literature: 193–217, https://doi.
> Sontag, Susan. Against Interpretation: And Other Essays. New York: Farrar, Straus
> and Giroux, 2013.
> Michael Bryson
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