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Read online The Songs and Sonets of John Donne.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC 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 reprinted here in its second revised edition The book s twofold origin is evident on every page of Redpath s limpid commentary it arises partly out of a life of scholarship and partly from Redpath s experiences and concerns as a teacher The volume contains notes on every point likely to cause difficulty to a reader of average intelligence by John Donne, Theodore Redpath

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The Songs and Sonets of John Donne
Title:The Songs and Sonets of John Donne
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Number of Pages:374
Category:Poetry, Classics
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The Works of John Donne (Poetry Library), John Donne - The Major Works: Including Songs and Sonnets and Sermons, The Complete English Poems, John Donne's Poetry, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel: With the Life of Dr. John Donne by Izaak Walton, Holy Sonnets, The Songs and Sonets of John Donne, The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose, Selected Poems, The Love Poems
No description available, 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, 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, br 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 Mourning The Extasie and A Nocturnall Upon S Lucies Day along with the love elegies Jealosie His Parting From Her and To His Mistris Going to Bed Presented as well are Donne s satires epigrams verse letters and holy sonnets along with his most ambitious and important poems the Anniversaries In addition there is a generous sampling of Donne s prose including many of his private letters i Ignatius His Conclave i a satiric onslaught on the Jesuits excerpts from i Biathanatos i his celebrated defense of suicide and his most famous sermons concluding with the final Death s Duell We have only to read Donne wrote Virginia Woolf to submit to the sound of that passionate and penetrating voice and his figure rises again across the waste of the years more erect more imperious more inscrutable than any of his time