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gust for paradise Milton"s Eden and the visual arts by Diane Kelsey McColley

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English



  • England


  • Milton, John, 1608-1674.,
  • Adam (Biblical figure) -- In literature.,
  • Eve (Biblical figure) -- In literature.,
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Knowledge -- Art.,
  • Bible. O.T. Genesis II, 4-III, 24 -- Illustrations.,
  • Art and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Visual perception in literature.,
  • Paradise in literature.,
  • Eden in literature.,
  • Paradise in art.,
  • Eden in art.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-295) and index.

StatementDiane Kelsey McColley.
LC ClassificationsPR3562 .M19 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1711656M
ISBN 100252018281
LC Control Number92013654

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