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The satanic epic, Neil Forsyth

Label
The satanic epic
Title
The satanic epic
Statement of responsibility
Neil Forsyth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Satan of Paradise Lost has fascinated generations of readers. This book attempts to explain how and why Milton's Satan is so seductive. It reasserts the importance of Satan against those who would minimize the poem's sympathy for the devil and thereby make Milton orthodox. Neil Forsyth argues that William Blake got it right when he called Milton a true poet because he was "of the Devils party" even though he set out "to justify the ways of God to men." In seeking to learn why Satan is so alluring, Forsyth ranges over diverse topics--from the origins of evil and the relevance of witchcraft t
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forsyth, Neil
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Milton, John
  • Milton, John
  • Milton, John
  • Milton, John
  • Milton, John
  • Christian poetry, English
  • Epic poetry, English
  • Fall of man in literature
  • Devil in literature
  • Good and evil in literature
  • Poésie chrétienne anglaise
  • Poésie épique anglaise
  • Démon dans la littérature
  • Mal dans la littérature
  • POETRY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Christian poetry, English
  • Devil in literature
  • Epic poetry, English
  • Good and evil in literature
  • Fall of man in literature
Label
The satanic epic, Neil Forsyth
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A brief history of Satan -- The epic voice -- Follow the leader -- "My self am Hell" -- Satan's rebellion -- The language of "evil" -- Of man's first Dis -- Homer in Milton: the attendance motif and the Graces -- Satan temper -- "If they will hear" -- At the sign of the dove and serpent -- "Full of doubt I stand": the structures of Paradise lost -- Conclusion: signs portentous
Control code
ocn436045950
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 382 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825233
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttzv54
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436045950
Label
The satanic epic, Neil Forsyth
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A brief history of Satan -- The epic voice -- Follow the leader -- "My self am Hell" -- Satan's rebellion -- The language of "evil" -- Of man's first Dis -- Homer in Milton: the attendance motif and the Graces -- Satan temper -- "If they will hear" -- At the sign of the dove and serpent -- "Full of doubt I stand": the structures of Paradise lost -- Conclusion: signs portentous
Control code
ocn436045950
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 382 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825233
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttzv54
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436045950

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