(12) Both a personal and yet civic dilemma, this negotiation of conflicting ethical demands, as Stanley Fish has noted in a persuasive reading of Aeropagitica
, perplexes precisely because "it leaves mysterious the process by which purity or even its near approximation can be achieved" (How Milton Works 201).
(7) The following are some of the books by and on Milton extant in Borges's private library: (1) John Milton, Aeropagitica
: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicenced Printing, London, Macmillan & Co., 1952 [no autograph markings]; (2) The Prose Works of John Milton.
Milton J (2012) Aeropagitica
: A speech of Mr John Milton.
Esse primeiro principio da liberdade de expressao foi exposto por John Milton em 1640, o primeiro teorico da liberdade de expressao (e tambem pratico consequente, pois sua publicacao em um livro sem licenca real valeu-lhe a prisao), em seu celebre Aeropagitica
The streets became the agora , and the people re-appropriated the space of freedom of the aeropagus and their cries became a contemporary aeropagitica
for a new order, a new form of expression.
His highly influential 1644 pamphlet Aeropagitica
: A speech for the liberty of unlicensed printing to the Parliament of England shines as a beacon in free speech discourse.
Arguably, the book's highlight is Chapter 3, which is devoted to Milton's Comus (1637) and the Aeropagitica
(120.) EURIPIDES, THE SUPPLIANTS (11.438 441), translated in JOHN MILTON, AEROPAGITICA
(1644), reprinted in THE OXFORD AUTHORS: JOHN MILTON 236, 237 (Stephen Orgel & Jonathan Goldberg eds., 1991).