Minor rubbing. Rubberstamp to reverse of title-page. VG. 24x16cm, xii, 281 pp. Contents: Defining Milton's Republicanism: Milton's classical republicanism; Milton and the characteristics of a free commonwealth; Great senates and godly education: politics and cultural renewal in some pre-and post-revolutionary texts of Milton; Milton and Republican Literary Strategy: Biblical reference in the political pamphlets of the Levellers and Milton, 1638-1654; The metaphorical contract in Milton's Tenure of Kings and Magistrates; Milton, Satan, Salmasius and Abdiel; Paradise Lost as a republican 'tractatus theologico-politicus'; Milton and the Republican Experience: 8. Popular republicanism in the 1650s: John Streater's 'heroick mechanicks'; Milton and Marchamont; Milton and the protectorate in 1658; John Milton: poet against Empire; Milton and the Republican Tradition: The Whig Milton, 1667-1700; Borrowed language: Milton, Jefferson, Mirabeau ["Drawing upon the expertise of both historians and literary critics, this volume examines the classical sources of Milton's republicanism, the genesis of that republicanism in the 1640s, its disappointment in the 1650s and its presence in his work ( particularly in Paradise Lost) after the Restoration"-Publisher's description].
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