Much of john donne's life was steeped in religious conflict john donne, leading english poet of the metaphysical school, is often considered the greatest . Vol 4 prose and poetry: sir thomas north to michael drayton the cambridge history of english and american literature: an encyclopedia in eighteen. Born: 1572 london, england died: march 31, 1631 london, england english poet and priest john donne—english poet, anglican (church of england).
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John donne was born into a recusant catholic family and died an anglican he enlarged the possibilities of lyric verse as no other english poet has done. Naxos audiobooks - john donne (selections) the great poets – john donne delight in life's pleasures and fascination with death, are all to be found in the paradoxical poetry of john john donne is one of the finest of all english poets. The history of donne's reputation is the most remarkable of any major writer in english no other body of great poetry has fallen so far from favor for so long and . Jeanne shami, “new manuscript texts of sermons by john donne,” english manuscript ann holinshead hurley, john donne's poetry and early modern visual the english sermon revised: religion, literature and history, 1600- 1750.
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