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ENGL 7721 Milton (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The principal focus will be John Milton's major poetry, above all Comus and Lycidas, Paradise Lost, and Samson Agonistes. Substantive attention to Milton as a reader, to his invention of the idea of having a career as a writer, and to the ways in which his writing has been framed for (and by) students. Participants will be given training in archival research and asked to develop a research project that probes some aspect of how Milton has been lodged in cultural history.


Instructor(s): Dayton Haskin

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13