Shakespeare and Milton

Shakespeare and Milton

The recent Milton anniversary triggered some interesting discussions of his current literary status, particularly in comparison with Shakespeare’s. One is recorded on YouTube at:

“Shakespeare vs Milton: The Kings of English Literature Debate”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IskEx0tgoo4

Another more focused comparison by Hugh Richmond appears at academia.edu under the heading:

Proto-Feminism: Seductions in Shakespeare and Milton

Comments are most welcome at hmr.berkeley.edu

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