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Conference on John Milton: The Writer and His Milieu

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

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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