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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by A.J. Smith.
SeriesCritical heritageseries
ContributionsDonne, John, 1572-1631.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21659516M
ISBN 100710205902
OCLC/WorldCa317526506

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John Donne was an English poet, satirist, lawyer and priest. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. John Donne was born into a Catholic family in , during a strong anti-Catholic period in England. Donne’s father, also named John, was a prosperous London merchant. His mother, Elizabeth Died: Mar 31, From his early love poetry to his late religious writing, John Donne speaks of the human body as a book to be read and interpreted. Unlike modern thinkers who understand the body as a purely material phenomenon or post-modern critics who see in it a "text" produced by culture, Donne understands the body as a (scriptural) text written by God. The best and most essential poems by John Donne () John Donne’s poetry is a curious mix of contradictions. At once spiritual and metaphysical, it is also deeply embedded in the physicality of bodies: love as a physical, corporeal experience as well as a spiritual high. His style can often be [ ].

A Valediction of the Book By John Donne About this Poet The English writer and Anglican cleric John Donne is considered now to be the preeminent metaphysical poet of his time. He was born in to Roman Catholic parents, when practicing that religion was illegal in England. Apr 12,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 5 by John Donne; The Poems of John Donne, Volume 1 (of 2) by John Donne. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Donne, John, Editor: Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, Sir, Title: The Poems of John Donne. Jan 07,  · John Donne, leading English poet of the Metaphysical school and dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London (–31). Donne is often considered the greatest love poet in the English language. He is also noted for his religious verse and treatises and for . John Donne's poetry has been so influential in the 17th and 20th centuries that, Bloom suggests, his idiosyncratic tonalities are forgotten. This title includes an examination of a collection of his poems called Songs and Sonnets.4/5(1).