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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 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 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


About the Author: John Donne

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 His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor, especially as compared to that of



10 thoughts on “Poems

  1. says:

    A friend of mine who s learning English has been reading sci fi hit To Your Scattered Bodies Go, and they asked me in passing why the title is the way it is some kind of quotation English graduate Warwick sprang into action, because this is a sonnet whose opening lines I have had by hea


  2. says:

    John Donne is, with apologies to my unintentional namesake, my absolute favorite poet He covers all the big three topics that great poetry should Love, Death, and God and, often than not, he s covering all three at the same time in the span of 14 short, beautiful little lines of epic proporti


  3. says:

    I took this book out of the library because I read that Theodore Roethke brought lists of verbs from 17th century poetry to his students and told his students for their own poetic deepening to read poetry from the 17th century and earlier I remember reading John Donne in high school when I did not ge


  4. says:

    Donne s poems were never published in his own lifetime but circulated in manuscript form.THE SUN RISING BUSY old fool, unruly Sun, Why dost thou thus,Through windows, and through curtains, call on us Must to thy motions lovers seasons run Saucy pedantic wretch, go chide Late school boys and sour prentices,


  5. says:

    I m a huge fan of Donne like Rochester he has this rough, rugged poetical style which I find very intriguing, although Donne is less explicitly obscene, and he bends that style towards a kind of hyper intellectualism.But I think the thing I most compelling and fascinating is the way the passion of his secular vers


  6. says:

    An epic poet, even if in this day and age he may be seen as slightly cheesy However, other then Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, he is still my favorite poet He has an amazing use of conceits and imagery that are pictures to your mind You can read his poems again and again and see new meaning to his world of words Unapprecia


  7. says:

    John Donne is one of my favorite poets This collection is excellent His poems are spiritual and his poems are sensual I love his mindset and the time in which he lived He may have been a cleric, but I m not being preached at I can open this book and just enjoy.


  8. says:

    John Donne undoubtedly belongs to another time His English is not our contemporary English, and therefore, at times, he is a bit hard to read That being said, he is an absolute master at putting words together Some of his phrasing is funny, much is romantic, and most is extraordinarily pious A couple of my favorite examples of his phr


  9. says:

    I worked for the Chautauqua Opera when I was 22 It s a summer music festival I had an affair with a married woman in her 40 s lasting eight weeks It was luscious and thrilling Chautauqua is the perfect place for romance and opera Come fall when the leaves started plummeting and the artist Diaspora sent actors and crew on their way, we parted


  10. says:

    John Donne s work is witty and full of many different forms of poetry I was greatly inspired by his poetry, but frequently found his poems difficult to get deeply interested in at first I am certain that I will only like him as time goes on and I reread his poems My favorite poems were The good morrow , A feaver , Communitie , and Sir John Wingefi


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