Love and its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden

  title={Love and its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden},
  author={Michael Bryson and Arpi Movsesian},
This book is a history of love and the challenge love offers to the laws and customs of its times and places, as told through poetry from the Song of Songs to John Milton’s Paradise Lost. It is also an account of the critical reception afforded to such literature, and the ways in which criticism has attempted to stifle this challenge. Bryson and Movsesian argue that the poetry they explore celebrates and reinvents the love the troubadour poets of the eleventh and twelfth centuries called fin… 
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