One Flesh: Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

@inproceedings{Turner1987OneFP,
  title={One Flesh: Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton},
  author={James Turner},
  year={1987}
}
  • James Turner
  • Published 1987
  • Philosophy
  • This is an acclaimed study of the understanding of sex and gender in the early modern period, examining in particular Milton's interventions in these debates. Focusing on contemporary readings of the Eden-myth in Genesis, the book shows that the reconstruction of Paradisal marriage raised many problems of interpretation. How can the cryptic and contradictory elements of Genesis be reconciled? Was sexuality the 'True Paradise' or the destroying serpent? Since Genesis pronounces knowledge and… CONTINUE READING
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    Voltaire . La Henriade
    • One Flesh : Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton
    • 1987
    Voltaire . La Henriade
    • One Flesh : Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton
    • 1987