A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden & the Visual Arts

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This beautifully illustrated multidisciplinary study addresses interpretations of the Genesis creation story in Paradise Lost and other seventeenth-century English poems and in the visual arts from the Middle Ages through the Reformation. It considers poems, visual images, and music concerned with divine and human creativity and interprets these works as salutary examples for the creation of the arts and the preservation of the earth. The central topic is the daily work of body or mind of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost as ...

A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden & the Visual Arts 1993, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252018282

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