Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction:Milton's gendered subjects /Catherine Gimelli Martin --PART I. MASCULINITY, DIVORCE, AND MISOGYNY IN MILTON'S PROSE --The gender of civic virtue /Gina Hausknecht --The aesthetics of divorce: "masculinism," idolatry, and poetic authority in Tetrachordon and Paradise Lost /James Grantham Turner --Dalila, misogyny, and Milton's Christian liberty of divorce /Catherine Gimelli Martin --PART II. THE GENDERED SUBJECTS OF MILTON'S MAJOR POEMS --The profession of virginity in A maske presented at Ludlow Castle /William Shullenberger --The genders of God and the redemption of the flesh in Paradise lost /Marshall Grossman --Transported touch: the fruit of marriage in Paradise lost /John Rogers --The experience of defeat: Milton and some female contemporaries /Elizabeth M. Sauer --Samson and surrogacy /Amy Boesky --"I was his nursling once": nation, lactation, and the Hebraic in Samson Agonistes /Rachel Trubowitz --"The Jewish Question" and "The woman question" in Samson Agonistes: gender, religion, and nation /Achsah Guibbory --PART III. GENDERED SUBJECTIVITY IN MILTON'S LITERARY HISTORY --George Elliot as a "Miltonist": marriage and Milton in Middlemarch /Dayton Haskin --Saying it with flowers: Jane Giraud's ecofeminist Paradise Lost (1846) /Wendy Furman-Adams,Virginia James Tufte --Woolf's allusion to Comus in The voyage out /Lisa Low. Electronic reproduction.Boulder, Colo. :NetLibrary,2005.Available via World Wide Web.Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
- LCC: PR3592
- Dewey Decimal: 821/.4
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xiii, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk.)
- Milton, John,1608-1674 -- Political and social views
- Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
- Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
- Milton, John,1608-1674 -- Relations with women
- Milton, John,1608-1674 -- Characters -- Women
- Sex role in literature
- Women in literature
- Electronic books
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