Milton's Secrecy: And Philosophical Hermeneutics

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Literary Criticism - 196 pages
John Milton's secrecy, in short, is anti-secrecy. The significance of his (anti)secrecy is that it constitutes an attempt to confront and preclude the very hermeneutic structure - the very discovery-model of knowledge - that we have come to see as normative.
 

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Contents

Against Secrecy
1
Expressing the Conscience
31
The Armor of Intention
57
The Armor of Intension
93
Talking and Learning in Paradise
123
Secrecy Again?
159
Works Cited
175
Index
193
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James Dougal Fleming is Assistant Professor of English at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

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