Shakespeare and Milton

Hugh Richmond

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

Except where otherwise specified, all written commentary is © 2016, Hugh Macrae Richmond