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Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Edward Jones


The experimental and diverse writings of John Milton's early career offer tantalizing evidence of a precocious and steadily ripening author, but critical approaches that contend his juvenilia is self‐consciously designed to chronicle his artistic progression impose an order on work that results more often than not from immediate occasions. In filling a scholarly void regarding Milton's early Latin and English writing (there has been no volume exclusively focused on his writing of the 1620s, 1630s, and the first years of the 1640s), the contributors to this book largely reject the idea of a lin ... More

Keywords: diversity, non‐linear development, experimental, occasionality, linguistic facility

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199698707
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward Jones, editor
Professor of English, Oklahoma State University

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