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Read online John Donne.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC John Donne Unparalleled in scope this important volume provides the most comprehensive selection to date of Donne s works In addition to the poems it contains excerpts from all the prose writings including such unfamiliar items as Donne s private letters his comic onslaught on the Jesuits Ignatius His Conclave and his defense of suicide in Biathanotos In addition Carey presents over excerpts from sermons culled from Donne s sixteen year preaching career concluding with the full text of his last sermon Death s Duel by John Donne

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John Donne
Title:John Donne
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ISBN:0192813412
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Number of Pages:528
Category:Poetry, Metaphysics
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  • The Complete English Poems

    This book Download ePub PDF - The Complete English Poems - Yet it is only this century that Donne has been indisputably established as a great poet and even many feel the greatest love poet of them all Jonson went on to...

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  • John Donne's Poetry

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  • The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

    This book Download ePub PDF - The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose - This Modern Library edition contains all of John Donne s great metaphysical love poetry Here are such well known songs and sonnets as A Valediction Forbidding M...

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  • Selected Poems

    This book Download ePub PDF - Selected Poems - Rich selection of works from the Songs and Sonnets Elegies Holy Sonnets and other verse forms by foremost English metaphysical poet Included are The Good Morrow...

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  • The Works of John Donne (Poetry Library)

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  • The Love Poems

    This book Download ePub PDF - The Love Poems - div John Donne s standing as one of the greatest poets in the English language is now thoroughly established and critics such as T S Eliot and F R Leavis have f...

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  • John Donne - The Major Works: Including Songs and Sonnets and Sermons

    This book Download ePub PDF - John Donne - The Major Works: Including Songs and Sonnets and Sermons - John Donne is perhaps the most important poet of the seventeenth century and has often been referred to as the founder of the metaphysical genre His poetry is h...

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  • The Songs and Sonets of John Donne

    This book Download ePub PDF - The Songs and Sonets of John Donne - There is perhaps no superior edition of Donne s i Songs and Sonets i than Theodore Redpath s wonderful annotated volume Out of print for a decade the book is re...

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  • Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel: With the Life of Dr. John Donne by Izaak Walton

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  • Holy Sonnets

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The Love Poems, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel: With the Life of Dr. John Donne by Izaak Walton, The Songs and Sonets of John Donne, Selected Poems, John Donne's Poetry, John Donne - The Major Works: Including Songs and Sonnets and Sermons, The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose, Holy Sonnets, The Complete English Poems, The Works of John Donne (Poetry Library)
Yet it is only this century that Donne has been indisputably established as a great poet and even many feel the greatest love poet of them all Jonson went on to remark that That Donne for not keeping of an accent deserved hanging yet Donne s rhythms once thought unmusical are now recognized as the natural rhythms of the speaking voice his eccentricity as a complex self doubt his obscurity the reflection of a brilliantly learned and allusive mind Poets such as Eliot and Empson have found Donne s poetry profoundly attuned to our modern age while Yeats glowing comment will always be true the intricacy and subtlety of his imagination are the length and depth of the furrow made by his passion br br This volume superbly edited by Professor Smith is the first complete edition to make a serious attempt to guide the reader closely through the complexities of Donne s poetry Considerable attention has been paid to the text and a selection of the important manuscript variants are included This edition is also the first to make use of the newly discovered manuscript of the verse letter to Lady Carey and Mistress Essex Rich, Rich selection of works from the Songs and Sonnets Elegies Holy Sonnets and other verse forms by foremost English metaphysical poet Included are The Good Morrow The Canonization The Relic A Valediction Forbidding Mourning To His Mistress Going to Bed Death Be Not Proud Good Friday Riding Westward Hymn to God My God in My Sickness and many more Note Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines Includes selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative Song and A Valediction Forbidding Mourning, John Donne is perhaps the most important poet of the seventeenth century and has often been referred to as the founder of the metaphysical genre His poetry is highly distinctive and individual adopting a multitude of tones images forms and personae This collection of Donne s verse includes a wide selection from both his secular and divine poems including such well known poems as Air and Angels The Flea the Holy Sonnets and The Progress of the Soul The poems are provided with full Notes and a useful Introduction to Donne s life and poetry, John Donne is best known as the greatest English metaphysical poet But there was another dimension to Donne s life and writing that if less well known is no less profound and beautiful br br Born into an aristocratic Catholic family Donne joined the Church of England at the age of twenty one out of fear of persecution At the age of forty three he gave up his preoccupations with secular prestige and devoted himself utterly to religion It was eight years later when battered with fever the deaths of his beloved wife several of his children and many dear lifelong friends he composed b Devotions upon Emergent Occasions b There is both trauma and great drama in this extended meditation on the meaning of mortality the possibility of salvation and the true nature of the passage of eternal life With a new introduction by poet and biographer Andrew Motion one of the most revered books of Christian devotion speaks to us again of the higher aspirations of man and the always present possibility of a relationship with God br br This long out of print edition also contains Donne s last sermon Death s Duel as well as the short colorful biography of him written by his contemporary Izaak Walton