Knoppers, Laura Lunger

Milton in Popular Culture

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Laura Lunger Knoppers, Gregory M. Colón Semenza

Part I. Milton in Fantasy Literature

2. Reconstructing Eden: Paradise Lost and C.S. Lewis’s Perelandra

Sanford Schwartz

3. Steven Brust’s To Reign in Hell: The Real Story
Diana Treviño Benet

4. “Fighting since Time Began”: Milton and Satan in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials

Stephen Burt

5. His Dark Materials, Paradise Lost, and the Common Reader
Lauren Shohet

6. Adapting Milton For Children: Margaret Hodges’s Comus (1996) and the Tale of Childe Rowland
Gregory M. Colón Semenza

Part II. Milton in Horror Film

7. Popularizing Pandaemonium: Milton and the Horror Film
Eric C. Brown

8. Miltonic Loneliness and Monstrous Desire from Paradise Lost to Bride of Frankenstein

Laura Lunger Knoppers

9. “‘Better to Reign in Hell than Serve in Heaven’, Is That It?”: Ethics, Apocalypticism, and Allusion in The Devil’s Advocate

Ryan Netzley

Part III. Milton in Comedic Film

10. “You Seemed to Go Way Back”: The Evolution of Adam in The Lady Eve

Lisa Sternlieb

11. Sabrina Fair Goes to the Movies: Milton, Myth, and Romance
Catherine Gimelli Martin

12. Sabrina … Or, the Lady?: Gender, Class, and the Specter of Milton in Sabrina (1995)
Julie H. Kim

13. National Lampoon’s Animal House and the Fraternity of Milton
Douglas L. Howard

Part IV. Milton and Social Justice

14. Milton after 9/11
David Boocker

15. The Blind Leading the Blind and Sighted: John Milton and Helen Keller
Angelica Duran

16. Malcolm X and African-American Literary Appropriations of Paradise Lost

Reginald A. Wilburn

Part V. Milton in Modern Technologies

17. The Environment, the Body, and the Digital Fallen Angel in Simon Biggs’s Pandaemonium

Bruno Lessard

18. Milton and the Web
Thomas H. Luxon

19. Afterword
Stanley Fish

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Regional and Cultural Studies, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Film and Television Studies

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