Paradise Lost and the Cosmological Revolution (BOK)

Dennis Danielson

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This volume brings John Milton's Paradise Lost into dialogue with the challenges of cosmology and the world of Galileo, whom Milton met and admired: a universe encompassing space travel, an earth that participates vibrantly in the cosmic dance, and stars that are 'world[s] / Of destined habitation'. Milton's bold depiction of our universe as merely a small part of a larger multiverse allows the removal of hell from the center of the earth to a location in the primordial abyss. In this wide-ranging work, Dennis Danielson lucidly unfolds early modern cosmological debates, engaging not only Galileo but also Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, and the English Copernicans, thus placing Milton at a rich crossroads of epic poetry and the history of science.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Dennis Danielson
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107033603
Antall sider 260 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 579 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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