Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

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Cambridge University Press, 1988 - 144 páginas
While Milton's inability to discover a privileged origin allies him with postmodernism - and so this study, originally published in 1988, engages thinkers like Freud, Nietzsche, Derrida, and Lacan - that insight is far more ancient. According to Regina Schwartz, the Bible offers Milton his pattern of repeated beginnings.
 

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And the sea was no more Chaos vs creation
8
The unclean realm
11
Cosmogonic conflict
24
Chaos and the fall
31
Secret gaze or open admiration The invitation to origins
40
Curiosity and knowledge
41
Things visible to mortal sight
53
Remember and tell over Creation in sacred song
60
Cosmic liturgy
77
Paradise Lost as hymn
83
Yet once more Recreation repetition and return
91
The Satanic will
94
Adamic return
103
Notes
111
Works cited
129
Index
137

Ritual recompense
66

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