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<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0">For the record, I think Jablonski's reading&nbsp;</p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0">of&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt;">Milton's position on slavery is profoundly&nbsp;</span></p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">mistaken,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">and&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">the evidence, such as it is, for&nbsp;</span></p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">his&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">position&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">is scant at best</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">.</span></p>
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<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0">In <i>Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny and the Power</i></p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><i>of Life and Death</i> [2013], Mary&nbsp;Nyquist seems to&nbsp;</p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0">accept&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt;">Jablonski's position.&nbsp; If so, I demur.</span></p>
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<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0">For another opinion, see&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt;">“Milton and Human&nbsp;</span></p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Rights,” i</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">n
</span><i style="font-size: 12pt;">Milton, Rights and Liberties</i><span style="font-size: 12pt;">, 21-30,&nbsp;</span></p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Ed. Christopher&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Tournu and Neil Forsyth. Bern,&nbsp;</span></p>
<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Switzerland: Peter Lang,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">2008.</span></p>
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<p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0">&nbsp; and Foreign Languages</p>
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<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, September 18, 2018 11:15 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> John Milton Discussion List<br>
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<div>Thanks, Louis, and apologies to Steven/Stephen. I am regressing to the oral-aural while at the same time becoming just a little deaf.&nbsp;</div>
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<div dir="ltr">On Tue, 18 Sep 2018 at 15:43, Schwartz, Louis &lt;<a href="mailto:lschwart@richmond.edu" id="LPlnk682096" class="OWAAutoLink" previewremoved="true">lschwart@richmond.edu</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
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<span style="font-weight:normal"></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-weight:normal">&quot;Ham's Vicious Race: Slavery and John Milton&quot;</span></span></h1>
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<div id="x_m_-568623114401163970divRplyFwdMsg" dir="ltr"><font face="Calibri, sans-serif" color="#000000" style="font-size:11pt"><b>From:</b>
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<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:37 AM<br>
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<div dir="auto">Stephen Dobranski's challenging essay on &quot;Milton and the Race of Ham,&quot; or something?
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<div dir="ltr">On Tue, 18 Sep 2018, 13:55 Jameela Lares, &lt;<a href="mailto:Jameela.Lares@usm.edu" id="LPlnk654809" class="x_m_-568623114401163970OWAAutoLink OWAAutoLink" target="_blank" previewremoved="true">Jameela.Lares@usm.edu</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
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 in British Literature (U of Missouri P, 2002), along with more general discussions of British exceptionalism.<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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milton-l-bounces@richmond.edu</a> &lt;<a href="mailto:milton-l-bounces@richmond.edu" rel="noreferrer" id="LPlnk598459" class="x_m_-568623114401163970OWAAutoLink OWAAutoLink" target="_blank" previewremoved="true">milton-l-bounces@richmond.edu</a>&gt;
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Joseph Black<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:29 AM<br>
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<b>Subject:</b> [Milton-L] Milton and Race?<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">A graduate student has asked me for references to scholarship on 'Milton and Race': nothing came immediately to mind so I turn to the list for help. I will give the student some references
 to work on Milton and the politics of slavery (Skinner, Dzelainis, Jablonski), but surely somebody has addressed Milton and early modern conceptions of race, or even later uses of Milton in connection to issues of race? I feel like I'm missing something obvious...<u></u><u></u></span></p>
<p><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Any suggestions appreciated!<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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