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Cosmos and Character in Paradise Lost Malabika Sarkar

Cosmos and Character in Paradise Lost

Malabika Sarkar

Published June 19th 2012
ISBN : 9781137006998
Hardcover
246 pages
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This book offers a fresh contextual reading ofParadise Lost, recovering a vital intellectual ferment of the new science,magic, and alchemy of the seventeenth century to reveal new and unexpected aspects of Miltons cosmos and chaos, and theMoreThis book offers a fresh contextual reading of Paradise Lost, recovering a vital intellectual ferment of the new science,magic, and alchemy of the seventeenth century to reveal new and unexpected aspects of Miltons cosmos and chaos, and the characters of the angels and Adam and Eve. Malabika Sarkar brilliantly demonstrates that modes of thought that are now thought of as contradictory were profoundly influential on Miltons poetic practice.