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288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192842923

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John Selden

Scholar, Statesman, Advocate for Milton's Muse

Jason P. Rosenblatt

  • Provides evidence that Selden adopted rabbinic positions on natural, civil, and religious laws
  • Demonstrates Selden's transformative effect on Milton's greatest prose treatises
  • Proposes a subtler but no less real influence on Milton's poetry
  • Provides a full context for understanding Selden's debates in the Westminster Assembly
  • Demonstrates the overlooked rabbinic context of topics in Selden's Table Talk