The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (Modern Library Classics)

The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (Modern Library Classics)

John Donne


This smooth Library variation includes all of John Donne's nice metaphysical love poetry. listed here are such famous songs and sonnets as "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "The Extasie," and "A Nocturnall Upon S. Lucies Day," in addition to the affection elegies "Jealosie," "His Parting From Her," and "To His Mistris Going to Bed." awarded to boot are Donne's satires, epigrams, verse letters, and holy sonnets, together with his so much bold and significant poems, the Anniversaries. additionally, there's a beneficiant sampling of Donne's prose, together with lots of his inner most letters; Ignatius His Conclave, a satiric onslaught at the Jesuits; excerpts from Biathanatos, his celebrated safety of suicide; and his most famed sermons, concluding with the ultimate "Death's Duell." "We have simply to learn [Donne]," wrote Virginia Woolf, "to undergo the sound of that passionate and penetrating voice, and his determine rises back around the waste of the years extra erect, extra imperious, extra inscrutable than any of his time."

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