Penguin Classics Selected Prose

Paperback | June 30, 2015

byJohn Donne

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This selection of John Donne's most powerful prose shows that the man remembered predominantly for his poetry was also a preacher, and a prose writer of extraordinary power. In it, he explores the metaphysical collision between poetry and religion, suicide and duty, the secular and the spiritual that characterized his times. Edited with an introduction and notes by Neil Rhodes.

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This selection of John Donne's most powerful prose shows that the man remembered predominantly for his poetry was also a preacher, and a prose writer of extraordinary power. In it, he explores the metaphysical collision between poetry and religion, suicide and duty, the secular and the spiritual that characterized his times. Edited wi...

John Donne was born into a Catholic family in 1572. After a conventional education at Hart Hall, Oxford and Lincoln's Inn, he took part in the Earl of Essex's expedition to the Azores in 1597. He secretly married Anne More in December 1601 and was imprisoned by her father, Sir George, in the Fleet two months later. He was ordained prie...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:June 30, 2015Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141396717

ISBN - 13:9780141396712

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