By Robert H. Ray
First released in 1990, this name offers a compendium of invaluable info for any reader of Donne to have handy: an important biographical fabric, historic contextualisation, and information about his life’s paintings. The purpose all through is to reinforce knowing and appreciation, with no being exhaustive. the key section of the amount, in either significance and measurement, is ‘A Donne Dictionary’. Its entries are prepared alphabetically: they determine, describe and clarify the main influential people in Donne’s lifestyles and works, in addition to locations, characters, allusions, rules, techniques, person phrases, words and literary phrases which are appropriate to a rounded appreciation of his poetry and prose.
A Jonne Donne significant other will turn out necessary for all scholars of English poetry and Anglican theology.
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