By Ronald Corthell,Thomas N. Corns
The members hyperlink Milton and Catholicism with early sleek confessional conflicts among Catholics and Protestants that during flip resulted in new versions and criteria of authority, scholarship, and interiority. In Milton’s case, he deployed anti-Catholicism as a rhetorical gadget and the detrimental instance out of which Protestants may well form their identification. The members argue that Milton’s anti-Catholicism aligns together with his realizing of inwardness and sense of right and wrong and illuminates one of many critical conflicts among Catholics and Protestants within the interval. development on fresh scholarship on Catholic and anti-Catholic discourses over the English Tudor and Stuart interval, new understandings of martyrdom, and scholarship on Catholic ladies, Milton and Catholicism, presents a various and multifaceted research right into a complicated and little-explored box in Milton studies.
Contributors: Alastair Bellany, Thomas Cogswell, Thomas N. Corns, Ronald Corthell, Angelica Duran, Martin Dzelzainis, John Flood, Estelle Haan, and Elizabeth Sauer.