- The Blind Bard, According to John Milton and His Contemporaries
- Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
- Mosaic, an interdisciplinary critical journal
- Volume 46, Number 3, September 2013
- p. pp. 141-157
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This essay approaches Milton’s representation of the “blind bard” within the most personal literary mode of lyric (specifically, three sonnets) and through the figuration of blindness by his contemporary detractors in the service of suggesting how key terms of disability studies merge with literary elements, especially imagery and authorship.