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Surprised by sin the reader in Paradise lost by Fish, Stanley Eugene.

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Milton, John, 1608-1674,
  • Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Authors and readers -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Epic poetry, English -- History and criticism,
  • Fall of man in literature,
  • Reader-response criticism,
  • Sin in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementStanley Fish.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3562 .F5 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxiii, 361 p. ;
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691697M
ISBN 10067485747X
LC Control Number97038854

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