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National reckonings : the Last Judgment and literature in Milton's England /
Ryan Hackenbracht.
imprint
Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2019.
description
xviii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
1501731076, 9781501731075
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Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2019.
isbn
1501731076
9781501731075
contents note
Introduction -- Milton and the faithful remnant : locating the nation in the early poetry -- Postponing the Last Judgment : biblical sovereignty and political messianism in Hobbes's Leviathan -- Turning swords into plowshares : diggers, ranters, and radical eschatologies of class revolution -- The fire and the scythe : hermeticism, husbandry, and Welsh politics in the works of Thomas and Henry Vaughan -- The trial of Charles I and the redemption of fallen community in Milton's Paradise lost.
abstract
"Shows how Milton, Hobbes, and other seventeenth-century English writers used expectation of the world's end to invent new and radical ideas of the nation"--
catalogue key
12421224
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-202) and index.

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