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John Donne, a life

R. C. Bald

John Donne, a life

by R. C. Bald

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donne, John, -- 1572-1631 -- Biography,
  • Church of England -- England -- Clergy -- Biography,
  • Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xi-xii.

    Statementby R. C. Bald.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2248 .B35 1970b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 2, 627 p. :
    Number of Pages627
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23743297M

    John Donne's Gunpowder Plot Sermon () Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel () Critical Works. John Carey, John Donne: Life, Mind and Art, (London ) A.L. Clements (ed.) John Donne's Poetry (New York and London, ) G. Hammond (ed.) The Metaphysical Poets: A Casebook, (London )Born: , London. the life of john donne Download the life of john donne or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the life of john donne book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

    : John Donne: A Life () by R. C. Bald and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. 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.

    What is the best interpretation of these lines from John Donne's song? When thou weep'st, unkindly kind, My life's blood doth decay. You cry because you love me, but your tears make me suffer. Early life A portrait of Donne as a young man, c. , artist unknown, in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London [4] Donne was born in London, into a recusant Roman Catholic family when practice of that religion was illegal in England.[] Donne was the third of six children. His father, also named John Donne, was of WelshFile Size: 2MB.


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John Donne: A Life Hardcover – June 1, by R. Bald (Author)4/5(1). John Donne a Life Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats a life book editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Paperback "Please retry" /5(2).

this is quite a good book about John Donne by a man who does not seem to respect him very much. He's very good on the life; Donne was anything but a natural clergyman. He was a courtier and soldier who sought preferment and King James promised preferment only if he took holy orders.

And that was a scandal because neither his life nor poetry were holy/5(6). John Donne book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1). There are two standard biographies of John Donne. There is the account of his life by Izaak Walton published in not long after his death, and there is the account by the Australian scholar, R.

Bald, published in /5(34). John Donne: The Reformed Soul is a new account of Donne's life by John Stubbs, a young scholar from England. It relies equally upon previous biographies and the record of Donne's life as it is found in his prose and poetry. In a biography of a poet, we depend a great deal on the ability of the author to interpret the by: 9.

John Donne was an English poet, preacher and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. His works are notable for their realistic and sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons/5. John Donne John Donne born in London in into the family of the successful and wealthy ironmonger John Donne.

His mother, Elizabeth Heywood, was descended from the family of Sir Thomas More. His mother was an accomplished literary woman, the author of epigrams and interludes, although she did not live long enough to teach John much about poetry or. Life and career Donne was born of Roman Catholic parents.

His mother, a direct descendant of Sir Thomas More ’s sister, was the youngest daughter of John Heywood, epigrammatist and playwright.

Looking for books by John Donne. See all books authored by John Donne, including Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas, and Poems, and more on The Life and Letters of John Donne, Dean of St.

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Robert Cecil Bald From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. epigram Essex evidence fact father February friends further George give given Goodyer hand hath Henry Herbert hope interest Italy James John Donne July June King known Lady later learned.

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read John Donne's poems. John Donne was born in in London, England. He is known as the founder of the Metaphysical Poets, a term created by Samuel Johnson, an eighteenth-century English essayist, poet, and loosely associated group also includes George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell, and John Metaphysical Poets are known for their ability to.

Devotions upon Emergent Occasions, or in full Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, and severall steps in my Sicknes, is a prose work by the English metaphysical poet and cleric in the Church of England John Donne, published in It covers death, rebirth and the Elizabethan concept of sickness as a visit from God, reflecting internal y: Kingdom of England.

Introduction: On writing the life of Donne -- Ancestry and parentage -- Early life -- Lincoln's Inn -- Military service -- Secretary to the Lord Keeper -- Marriage -- Mitcham and London -- Controversy and conflict -- Abroad with Sir Robert Drury -- Steps to the temple -- First years in the church -- In Germany with Doncaster -- Promotion -- Dean -- Preacher and parish priest -- Active years -- Last days.

John Donne, a life by Bald, R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at English treatments include Garry O'Connor's Death's Duel: a novel of John Donne (), which deals with the poet as a young man.

He also plays a significant role in Christie Dickason's The Noble Assassin (), a novel based on the life of Donne's patron and (the author claims) his lover, Lucy Russell, Countess of mater: Hart Hall, Oxford, University of Cambridge.

Donne was a young lawyer when he wrote it, and in building his case through exaggeration, he satirises both the ways of lawyers and the manners of : Carol Rumens.

John Donne (dŭn, dŏn), –, English poet and divine. He is considered the greatest of the metaphysical poets. Life and Works Reared a Roman Catholic, Donne was educated at Oxford, Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn. He traveled on the Continent and in –97 accompanied the earl of Essex on his expeditions to Cádiz and the Azores.

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.Perhaps Donne’s most famous prose, “Meditat” is the source of at least two popular quotations: “No man is an island” and (not his exact words) “Ask not for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” In his meditations, Donne sought to examine some aspect of daily life—usually a .John Donne, A Life (Book): Bald, R.

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