English 118

Upper Division Coursework: Milton

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2004 Kahn, Victoria
Kahn, Victoria
MWF 1-2 213 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Milton, J.: Paradise Lost, Complete Shorter Poems, Selected Prose; Course Reader


This course offers an introduction to the poetry and prose of one of the greatest writers and political radicals in English literature. We will learn to read Milton?s work closely, with attention to all of its rhetorical complexity. We will also study the social and political context of Milton?s work, with particular emphasis on the English revolution. Secondary readings in contemporary pamphlets, poetry, and political theory, as well as in modern literary theory and criticism.

Other Recent Sections of This Course

fall, 2021



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