April 17, 2007
Margaret Thickstun, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of English Literature, has published a book, Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral Education
(Palgrave Macmillan, April 17, 2007).
According to the publisher, this book "reads Milton's Paradise Lost
as a poem that seeks to educate its readers by narrating the education of its main characters. Many of Milton's characters enter the action in late adolescence, newly independent and eager to test themselves, to discover who they are and their place in the world. The poem charts their progress into moral adulthood." More ...