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Love and its Critics

From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton's Eden

This book is a history of love and the challenge love offers to the laws and customs of its times and places, as told through poetry from the Song of Songs to John Milton's Paradise Lost. It is also an account of the critical reception afforded to such literature, and the ways in which criticism has attempted to stifle this challenge.

Bryson and Movsesian argue that the poetry they explore celebrates and reinvents the love the troubadour poets of the eleventh and twelfth centuries call...


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  • Éditeur : Open Book Publishers
  • Collection : OBP collection
  • Lieu d’édition : Cambridge
  • Année d’édition : 2017
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 19 avril 2018
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9781783743483
  • EAN électronique : 9791036500770
  • Nombre de pages : x + 566 p.

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