Conference on John Milton: The Writer and His Milieu

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

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


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)

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

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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