Milton and romance: vernacular romance and chivalric traditions in Paradise Lost

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dc.contributor.advisor King, Andrew en
dc.contributor.advisor Knowles, James en
dc.contributor.author Lahive, Colin
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-17T09:19:01Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.date.submitted 2013
dc.identifier.citation Lahive, C. 2013. Milton and romance: vernacular romance and chivalric traditions in Paradise Lost. PhD Thesis, University College Cork. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/1184
dc.description.abstract The thesis examines Milton's strategic use of romance in Paradise Lost, arguing that such a handling of romance is a provocative realignment of its values according to the poet’s Christian focus. The thesis argues that Milton's use of romance is not simply the importation of a tradition into the poem; it entails a backward judgement on that tradition, defining its idealising tendencies as fundamentally misplaced. The thesis also examines the Caroline uses of romance and chivalry in the 1630s to provide a vision of British unification, and Milton's reaction to this political agenda. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Cork en
dc.rights © 2013, Colin Lahive en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ en
dc.subject John Milton en
dc.subject Romance en
dc.subject Paradise Lost en
dc.subject Charles I en
dc.subject Seventeenth-century literature en
dc.subject Caroline court en
dc.subject St George en
dc.subject Satan en
dc.subject Adam and Eve en
dc.subject Chivalry en
dc.subject Renaissance en
dc.subject.lcsh Milton, John, 1608-1674--Criticism and interpretation. en
dc.subject.lcsh Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost. en
dc.subject.lcsh English literature--History and criticism. en
dc.title Milton and romance: vernacular romance and chivalric traditions in Paradise Lost en
dc.type Doctoral thesis en
dc.type.qualificationlevel Doctoral en
dc.type.qualificationname PhD (Arts) en
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dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences en
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.internal.school English en
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