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Goodbye, Philip Roth and all that manly stuff...

In The Times obituary for Philip Roth this morning, hundreds of words about sex, masturbation, bad marriages, the grump he was and thumbnails of various not so great Roth novels I’ve not read. 686 more words

USCSS Covenant Decends Upon Paradise and Satan Descends Upon Earth

The Covenant enters Planet 4’s atmosphere and Satan descends upon Earth; Plate 12 by Gustave Doré, from Paradise Lost  by John Milton 1866

This plate depicts Satan’s fall from grace as he is banished from Heaven, his entrance to Earth corrupts all mankind. 107 more words


Does his thinking as he goes along

Gordon Teskey on the difference between how Spenser’s thought is represented in The Faerie Queene and how Milton’s thought is represented in Paradise Lost:

The thought of…

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Edmund Spenser

Paradise Lost by Pablo Auladell & John Milton

Translator: Angela Gurria

Publisher: Pegasus Books

Pub. Date: 2012, 2017

Genres: Fantasy, Retelling, Graphic Novel

Pages: 320

Rating: 3 of 5 Stars

Spanish artist Pablo Auladell set out to adapt John Milton’s… 245 more words

Modern Fantasy

John Milton: Early Modern (1608–1674)


Book I

Is this the Region, this the Soil, the Clime,
Said then the lost Arch-Angel, this the seat
That we must change for Heav’n, this mournful gloom… 1,889 more words

John Mark Reynolds

Wearing virtue

Spenser says in his letter to Raleigh that Prince Arthur represents magnificence, the virtue that is (according to Aristotle) “the perfection of all the rest.” Another word for magnificence is magnanimity, which Sir Thomas Elyot described as “the garment of virtue.” 82 more words

Edmund Spenser