Milton and Ecology by Ken Hiltner

By Ken Hiltner

In Milton and Ecology, Ken Hiltner engages with literary, theoretical, and old methods to discover the ideological underpinnings of our established environmental drawback. targeting Milton's rejection of dualistic theology, metaphysical philosophy, and early-modern subjectivism, Hiltner argues that Milton anticipates yes winning crucial ecological arguments. much more outstanding is that Milton was once in a position to combine those arguments with biblical resources so seamlessly that his interpretative 'Green' analyzing of scripture has for over 3 centuries been completely believable. This research considers how Milton, from the earliest version of the Poems, not just sought to inform the tale of ways via humanity's folly Paradise in the world was once misplaced, but additionally sought to inform the way it should be regained. This fascinating examine may be of curiosity to eco-critics and Milton experts alike.

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