Paradise Lost

Author: John Milton,Stephen Orgel,Jonathan Goldberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192833198

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 317

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Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world... Sing heavenly muse' From almost the moment of its first publication in 1667, Paradise Lost was considered a classic. It is difficult now to appreciate both how audacious an undertaking it represents, and how astonishing its immediate and continued success was. Over the course of twelve books Milton wrote an epic poem that would 'justify the ways of God to men', a mission that required a complex drama whose source is both historical and deeply personal. The struggle for ascendancy between God and Satan is played out across hell, heaven, and earth but the consequences of the Fall are all too humanly tragic - pride, ambition, and aspiration the motivating forces. In this new edition derived from their acclaimed Oxford Authors text, Stephen Orgel and Jonathan Goldberg discuss the complexity of Milton's poem in a new introduction, and on-page notes explainits language and allusions.
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Das Verlorene Paradies (Illustriert)

Author: John Milton

Publisher: FV Éditions

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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Das Verlorene Paradies handelt vom Kampf des Guten gegen den Bösen. Es ist ein Meisterwerk der europäischen Literatur.
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Philosophy and Psychiatry

Problems, Intersections and New Perspectives

Author: Daniel D. Moseley,Gary Gala

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131742199X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 320

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This groundbreaking volume of original essays presents fresh avenues of inquiry at the intersection of philosophy and psychiatry. Contributors draw from a variety of fields, including evolutionary psychiatry, phenomenology, biopsychosocial models, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, neuroethics, behavioral economics, and virtue theory. Philosophy and Psychiatry’s unique structure consists of two parts: in the first, philosophers write five lead essays with replies from psychiatrists. In the second part, this arrangement is reversed. The result is an interdisciplinary exchange that allows for direct discourse, and a volume at the forefront of defining an emerging discipline. Philosophy and Psychiatry will be of interest to professionals in philosophy and psychiatry, as well as mental health researchers and clinicians.
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John Milton's 'Paradise Lost'

Author: Noam Reisner

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748688188

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 184

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This new guide leads readers through the complexities of the text with detailed commentary on core sections of the poem, as well as a range of interpretative frameworks and contexts.
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An Introduction to Religion and Literature

Author: Mark Knight

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441117873

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Religion has always been an integral part of the literary tradition: many canonical and non-canonical texts engage extensively with religious ideas, and the development of English Literature as a professional discipline began with an explicit consideration of the relationship between religion and literature. Literature also plays an important role in religious writing, as twentieth-century work on narrative theology has acknowledged. Both the recent theological turn of literary theory and the renewed political significance of religious debate in contemporary western culture have generated further interest in this interdisciplinary area. An Introduction to Religion and Literature offers a lucid, accessible and thoughtful introduction to the study of religion and literature. While the focus is on Christian theology and post-1800 British literature, substantial reference is made to earlier writers, texts from North America and mainland Europe, and other faith positions. Each chapter takes up a major theological idea and explores it through close readings of well-known and influential literary texts.
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Macbeth

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful

Author: Edmund Burke

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191645982

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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'Pain and pleasure are simple ideas, incapable of definition.' In 1757 the 27-year-old Edmund Burke argued that our aesthetic responses are experienced as pure emotional arousal, unencumbered by intellectual considerations. In so doing he overturned the Platonic tradition in aesthetics that had prevailed from antiquity until the eighteenth century, and replaced metaphysics with psychology and even physiology as the basis for the subject. Burke's theory of beauty encompasses the female form, nature, art, and poetry, and he analyses our delight in sublime effects that thrill and excite us. His revolution in method continues to have repercussions in the aesthetic theories of today, and his revolution in sensibility has paved the way for literary and artistic movements from the Gothic novel through Romanticism, twentieth-century painting, and beyond. In this new edition Paul Guyer conducts the reader through Burke's Enquiry, focusing on its place in the history of aesthetics and highlighting its innovations, as well as its influence on many subsequent authors from Kant and Schiller to Ruskin and Nietzsche. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

Author: Edmund Burke

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

ISBN: 0192835807

Category: Philosophy

Page: 173

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The "Philosophical Enquiry" was often dismissed as a piece of mere juvenilia. However, Burke's analysis of the relationship between emotion, beauty and art form is now recognized as one of the first European works on the subject of the Sublime.
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Between Worlds

The Rhetorical Universe of Paradise Lost

Author: Will Pallister

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802098355

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 317

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William Pallister analyses the rhetorical methods that Milton uses throughout the poem and examines the effects of the three distinct rhetorical registers observed in each of the poem's major settings.
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C.S. Lewis—On the Christ of a Religious Economy, 3.1

I. Creation and Sub-Creation

Author: P. H. Brazier

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621896390

Category: Religion

Page: 318

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C. S. Lewis--On the Christ of a Religious Economy I, Creation and Sub-Creation opens with Lewis on creation, the fall into original sin, and the human condition before God and how such an understanding permeated all his work, post-conversion. For Lewis, Christ, the second person of the Trinity, is the agent of creation and its redeemer. This leads into Lewis's representation through sub-creation: explaining salvation history and the purpose of the creation and the creature through story (The Chronicles of Narnia, The Space Trilogy, Screwtape, etc.), but also the question of multiple incarnations, and the encounters he pens between Aslan-Christ and creatures. What does this tell us about the human predicament and our state after the fall? This volume forms the first part of the third book in a series of studies on the theology of C. S. Lewis titled C. S. Lewis: Revelation and the Christ. The books are written for academics and students, but also, crucially, for those people, ordinary Christians, without a theology degree who enjoy and gain sustenance from reading Lewis's work.
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The Reader's Adviser

Author: N.A

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 808

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Philosophische Untersuchung über den Ursprung unserer Ideen vom Erhabenen und Schönen

Author: Edmund Burke

Publisher: Felix Meiner Verlag

ISBN: 3787323163

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

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Dieses Werk von 1757 gilt als der klassische Text einer empirisch begründeten sensualistischen Ästhetik. Burkes Text hatte besonders wegen der erstmals ausgearbeiteten Unterscheidung der Begriffe des Erhabenen und Schönen eine nachhaltige Wirkung auf die spätere Ästhetik.
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Foxe's Book of Martyrs

Select Narratives

Author: John Foxe,John N. King

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199236844

Category: History

Page: 332

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A great Christian classic first published in the 16th century, this book describes the heroism and martyrdom of countless believers. (Christian)
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The Major Works

Author: John Milton

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192804099

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 966

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This authoritative edition was originally published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Milton's poetry and prose - all the English verse together with a generous selection from the major prosewritings - to give the essence of his work and thinking.Milton's influence on English poetry and criticism has been incalculable, and this edition covers the full range of his poetic and political output. It includes Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes as well as major prose works such as Areopagitica and The Tenure of Kings andMagistrates. As well as all the English and Italian verse, the volume includes most of the Latin and Greek verse in parallel translation. Spelling has been modernized, and the poems are arranged in order of publication, essential to an understanding of the progress of Milton's career in relationto the political and religious upheavals of his time. The extensive notes cover syntax, vocabulary, historical context, and biblical and classical allusions. The introduction traces both Milton's changing conception of his own vocation, and the critical reception his work has received over the pastfour centuries.
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"Urfaust"

Johann Wolfgang Goethe's Faust in its original version (1775)

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Drama

Page: 110

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Milton's Paradise lost

Author: Michael Wilding

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 128

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Paradise Lost

A Poem In Twelve Books

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 491

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings

Author: Thomas De Quincey

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191637904

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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'I took it: - and in an hour, oh! Heavens! what a revulsion! what an upheaving, from its lowest depths, of the inner spirit! what an apocalypse of the world within me!' Thomas De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) launched a fascination with drug use and abuse that has continued from his day to ours. In the Confessions De Quincey invents recreational drug taking, but he also details both the lurid nightmares that beset him in the depths of his addiction as well as his humiliatingly futile attempts to renounce the drug. Suspiria de Profundis centres on the deep afflictions of De Quincey's childhood, and examines the powerful and often paradoxical relationship between drugs and human creativity. In 'The English Mail-Coach', the tragedies of De Quincey's past are played out with horrifying repetitiveness against a backdrop of Britain as a Protestant and an imperial power. This edition presents De Quincey's finest essays in impassioned autobiography, together with three appendices that are highlighted by a wealth of manuscript material related to the three main texts. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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