BMS 60

Saturday 19 October 2019

Venue: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston campus (Rodney Hilton Library: Room 335, Arts Building) – please below for directions.

There will be two sessions, from 11.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.



Richard Kenton Webb (RCA, Painting), ‘Light / Dark Contrast: Contemporary Drawings Inspired by Paradise Lost’;

Jillian Luke (Edinburgh), ‘Love’s proper hue: Blushing in Paradise Lost’.


Thomas M. Vozar (Exeter), ‘Milton’s “Sublime Art”, the Problem of Enthusiasm, and the Politics of Longinian Rhetoric’;

Caitlin Rankin-McCabe (Durham), ‘Ineffable angels in John Milton’s Paradise Lost’.


The Rodney Hilton Library (Room 335) is on the third floor of the Arts Building on the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham.

For directions to the Edgbaston campus, please see:

For a map of the Edgbaston campus (the Arts Building is marked as R16), please see:

For further information about the British Milton Seminar, please contact either:

Professor Hugh Adlington ( or Professor Sarah Knight (

Hugh Adlington and Sarah M. Knight (Co-convenors)