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Milton, John

  1. In Abrams, M. H. The Mirror and the Lamp. New York, Random House [1962]. pp. 250-256.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Paradise Lost --

  2. In Allen, Don Cameron. Image and Meaning. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. pp. 115-137.
    Criticism -- "In Adventum Veris"

  3. In Anderson, Quentin. The Proper Study; Essays on Western Classics. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1962. pp. 383-396.
    Criticism -- Works --

  4. Bidney, Martin. "Christabel as Dark Double of Comus." In Studies in Philology, Volume 83, No. 2, Spring 1986, pp. 183-200.
    Criticism -- "Christabel" -- Coleridge, Samuel Taylor -- "Comus" --

  5. In Bloom, Harold, ed. The Epic. Philadelphia, Chelsea House, 2005. pp.99-109.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost

  6. In Bloom, Harold. A Map of Misreading . New York : Oxford University Press, 1975. pp. 125-143.
    Criticism -- Works -- Paradise Lost --

  7. In Bloom, Harold, ed. Satan. Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2005. pp. 3-10, 106-110, 119-121, 219-237.
    Criticism -- Devil in Literature -- Of True Religion -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained

  8. In Bloom, Harold. The Western Canon. New York : Harcourt Brace, c1994. pp. 169-182.
    Criticism -- Devil in Literature -- Shakespeare, William -- Paradise Lost

  9. In Boyd, Ernest. Literary Blasphemies. New York, Greenwood Press, 1969. pp. 43-73.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works --

  10. In Brett, R. L. Reason & Imagination: A Study of Form and Meaning in Four Poems. London, New York: Published for the University of Hull by Oxford University Press, [1961]. pp. 21-50.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Lycidas"

  11. In Brooks, Cleanth, ed. Tragic Themes in Western Literature. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1955. pp. 59-76.
    Criticism -- Samson Agonistes --

  12. In Brooks, Cleanth. The Well Wrought Urn. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1956? c1947. pp. 50-66.
    Criticism -- L'Allegro -- Paradise Lost -- Il Peneseroso --

  13. In Brower, Reuben, ed. In Defense of Reading. New York, Dutton, 1962. pp. 174-190.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost

  14. In Burnshaw, Stanley, ed. Varieties of Literary Experience . New York, New York University Press, 1962. pp. 1-30.
    Criticism -- Lycidas

  15. In Bush, Douglas. English Literature in the Earlier Seventeenth Century, 1600-1660. Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1945. pp. 359-398.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works

  16. In Bush, Douglas. Mythology and the Renaissance Tradition in English Poetry. New York, W. W. Norton, 1963. pp. 260-297.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Comus" -- Lycidas" -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained

  17. In Courthope, W. J. A History of English Poetry, vol. 3. New York : Russell & Russell, 1962. pp. 378-421.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works --

  18. In Daiches, David. Critical History of English Literature, Volume 1. New York, Ronald Press Co., 1960. pp. 390-457.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works --

  19. In Dixon, W. MacNeile. English Epic and Heroic Poetry. New York: AMS Press, 1973. pp. 189-223.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  20. In Ellis-Fermor, Una. Frontiers of Drama. London, Methuen, 1964. 17-33, 148-153.
    Criticism -- Samson Agonistes

  21. In Erskine, John. The Delight of Great Books. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [c1928]. pp. 159-178.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  22. In Evans, B, Ifor. Tradition and Romanticism. Hamden, Connecticut, Archon, 1964. pp. 53-60.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  23. In Fausset, Hugh I'Anson. Studies in Idealism . Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press, 1965. pp. 87-93.
    Criticism -- Works -- Paradise Lost --

  24. In Fitch, George Hamlin. Comfort Found in Good Old Books. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1970. pp. 100-107.
    Criticism -- Works -- Poetry -- Paradise Lost

  25. In Gardiner, Harold C. ed. The Great Books: A Christian Appraisal. Vol. 2. New York: Devin-Adair Company, 1950. pp. 81-87.
    Criticism -- Areopagitica --

  26. In Gardiner, Harold C. ed. The Great Books: A Christian Appraisal. Vol. 3. New York: Devin-Adair Company, 1950. pp. 89-96.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost

  27. In Gilbert, Sandra, and Gubar, Susan. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University, 1979. pp. 187-212.
    Criticism -- Works -- Women and Literature --

  28. In Gillie, Christopher. Character in English Literature. Barnes & Noble, [1965]. pp. 89-100.
    Criticism -- Devil in Literature -- Paradise Lost --

  29. In Greene, Thomas. The Descent from Heaven: a Study in Epic Continuity . New Haven, Yale University Press, 1963. pp. 363-418.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  30. In Grierson, Herbert J. C. A Critical History of English Poetry. New York Oxford University Press, n.d. pp. 158-171.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works -- Paradise Lost --

  31. In Grierson, Herbert J. C. Cross-Currents in 17th Century English Literature. Gloucester, Mass. P. Smith, 1965, c1958. pp. 232-282.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Devil in Literature -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained -- Samson Agonistes --

  32. In Hardy, John Edward. The Curious Frame. Notre Dame, Ind., University of Notre Dame Press, 1962. pp. 22-44.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Lycidas"

  33. In Harper, George McLean. Literary Appreciations. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1970. pp. 70-88.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Paradise Lost --

  34. In Hutson, Arthur E. Epics of the Western World . Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1954. pp. 449-497.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  35. In If By Your Art. Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1948. pp. 15-26.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost

  36. In Jonas, Leah. The Divine Science. New York, Columbia Univ. Pr., 1940. pp. 166-200.
    Criticism -- Works -- Essays -- Poetry-- "Of Education" -- Paradise Lost --

  37. In Jones, Richard Foster. The Seventeenth Century. Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press, 1951. pp. 247-263, 291-305.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Tenure of Kings and Magistrates --

  38. In Ker, W. P. The Art of Poetry. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1967. pp.53-72.
    Criticism -- Samson Agonistes

  39. In Kincaid, James R. Annoying the Victorians. New York : Routledge, 1995. pp. 115-116, 118-119.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Lycidas" --

  40. In King James Roy. Studies in Six 17th Century Writers. Ohio University Press, 1966. pp. 193-223.
    Criticism -- Works -- Areopagitica -- Comus -- Paradise Lost -- Psyche (Greek Deity) -- Samson Agonistes --

  41. In Knight, G. Wilson. The Burning Oracle. London, Oxford University Press, 1939. pp. 59-113.
    Criticism -- Works -- Poetry -- Paradise Lost

  42. In Knight, G. Wilson. Poets of Action. London, Methuen, 1967. pp. 18-162.
    Criticism -- Works -- Poetry -- L'Allegro -- Areopagitica -- Comus -- Defence of the People of England -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained -- Il Penseroso -- Samson Agonistes -- Second Defense

  43. In Kreuzer, James R., and Cogan, Lee, eds. Modern Writings on Major English Authors. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1963. pp. 228-304.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  44. In Lewis, C. S. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature. London, Cambridge University Press, 1966. pp. 175-181.
    Criticism -- "Comus"

  45. In Lumiansky, R. M. Critical Approaches to Six Major English Works. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968. pp. 209-253.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost

  46. In Macaulay, Thomas. Critical and Historical Essays, Volume 1. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton, 1907. pp. 150-194.
    Criticism -- Works -- Poetry

  47. In Mackail, J. W. The Springs of Helicon A Study in the Progress of English Poetry from Chaucer to Milton. University of Nebraska Press, [1962, c1909]. pp. 135-204.
    Criticism -- Works -- Poetry -- Paradise Lost

  48. In Mahood, M. M. Poetry and Humanism . New York, W. W. Norton, 1970. pp. 169-251.
    Criticism -- Works -- Poetry -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained --Samson Agonistes --

  49. In Mazzeo, J. A. Reason and Imagination . New York, Columbia University Press, 1962. pp. 183-200, 129-142, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained

  50. In MacLure, Michael, ed. Essays in English Literature from the Renaissance to the Victorian Age. Toronto] University of Toronto Press, c1964. pp. 103-168.
    Criticism -- Devil in Literature -- Paradise Lost --

  51. In McNeir, Waldo, ed. Studies in English Renaissance Literature . Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1962. pp. 181-196.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost --

  52. In Osgood, Charles Grosvenor. The Voice of England: A History of English Literature. New York: Harper, 1952. pp. 237-251.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works --

  53. In Quinones, Raymond. The Renaissance Discovery of Time. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1972. pp. 444-493.
    Criticism -- Works -- Time in Literature -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained -- Samson Agonistes

  54. In Schorer, Mark, ed. Criticism. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1958. pp. 137-146, 539-545.
    Criticism -- Works -- Lycidas -- Paradise Lost

  55. In Shuster, George. The English Ode from Milton to Keats. Gloucester, Mass., Peter Smith, 1964. pp. 64-78.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Lycidas"-- "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity" -- "On Time" --

  56. In Smith, Eric Some Versions of the Fall: the Myth of the Fall of Man in English Literature. [Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [1973]. pp. 21-68.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost

  57. In Spencer, Jeffrey B. Heroic Nature . Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press, 1973. pp. 145-159.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained

  58. In Spitzer, Leo. Essays on English and American Literature. Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1962. pp. 116-131.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  59. In Springer, Marlene, ed. What Manner of Woman. New York : New York University Press, 1977. pp. 50-57
    Criticism -- Eve (Biblical figure), In literature -- Paradise Lost -- Women in Literature

  60. In Stoll, Elmer Edgar. From Shakespeare to Joyce . New York, Ungar, 1965. pp. 389-436.
    Criticism -- Works -- Devil in Literature -- Paradise Lost

  61. In Swardson, H.R. Poetry and the Fountain of Light. Columbia, University of Missouri Press, 1962. pp. 104-155.
    Criticism -- Paradise Lost -- Paradise Regained

  62. In Taine, Hippolyte A. History of English Literature, Vol. 2 . New York, F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1965. pp. 240-319. 139-22
    Biography -- Criticism -- Works

  63. In Thaler, Alwin. Shakespeare and Our World. Knoxville University of Tennessee Press, 1966. pp. 139-22
    Criticism -- Works -- Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)

  64. In Thomason, J.A.K. The Classical Background of English Literature. London, G. Allen & Unwin, 1948. pp. 192-198.
    Criticism -- Works --

  65. In Tillyard, E.M.W. The English Epic and Its Background. London, Chatto and Windus, 1954. pp. 430-447.
    Criticism -- Works -- Paradise Lost

  66. In Trilling, Lionel. Prefaces to the Experience of Literature. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1979. pp. 194-200.
    Criticism -- "Lycidas"

  67. In Vickery, John B., ed. Myth and Literature: Contemporary Theory and Practice. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1966. pp. 187-193.
    Criticism -- "Lycidas"

  68. In Wain, John. Professing Poetry . New York : Viking Press, 1978. pp. 134-156.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Comus"

  69. In Weintraub, Stanley. Directions in Literary Criticism. University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1973. pp. 86-92.
    Criticism -- "To Mr. Lawrence"

  70. In Wilbur, Richard. The Catbird's Song. New York : Harcourt Brace, c1997. pp. 111-117.
    Criticism -- "L'Allegro" -- "El Penserosa"

  71. In Williams, Oscar, ed. Master Poems of the English Language. New York : Trident Press, 1966. pp. 168-171, 177-182, 186-190..
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "L'Allegro" -- "Lycidas" -- "El Penserosa"

  72. In Woodhouse, A.S.P. The Poet and His Faith . Chicago, IL, Univ. of Chicago Press, pp. 90-122.
    Criticism -- Works

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