Conference on John Milton: The Writer and His Milieu

Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Milton Seminar
Other Renaissance Programs
Friday, April 22, 1983 to Saturday, April 23, 1983

Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for the Humanities and organized by Michael Lieb, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, April 22, at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Welcome

Robert Remini, UIC Institute for the Humanities
Richard Brown, The Newberry Library

Session 1

Comus and Lycidas: The Style as Argument
C. A. Patrides, University of Michigan

Justice for Margery Evans: The Lilieu of Milton’s Comus
Leah Marcus, University of Illinois at Chicago (now at Vanderbilt University)

Commentator
David Zesmer, Illinois Institute of Technology (now emeritus)

Saturday, April 23, at the Newberry Library

Session 2

Milton as Prose Writer
John Shawcross, University of Kentucky

Milton on the Book of Revelation
Michael Murrin, University of Chicago

Commentator
Kenneth Knoespel, University of Chicago (now at Georgia Institute of Technology)

Session 3

The Transfiguration and Paradise Lost
Albert Labriola, Duquesne University

Another Image of That Horror: Samson Agonistes and the Tragedy of Apocalypse
Joseph Wittreich, Jr., University of Maryland

Concluding remarks
Jean Hagstrum, Northwestern University

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