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  1. One Equall Light: An Anthology of the Writings of John Donne
    One Equall Light: An Anthology of the Writings of John Donne
    John Donne, John Moses
    Canterbury Press / 2011 / Hardcover
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  1. To Our Bodies Turn We Then: Body as Word & Sacrament in the Works of John Donne
    To Our Bodies Turn We Then: Body as Word & Sacrament in the Works of John Donne
    Felecia Wright McDuffie
    Continuum International / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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From his early love poetry to his late religious writing, John Donne speaks of the human body as a book to be read and interpreted. Unlike modern thinkers who understand the body as a purely material phenomenon or post-modern critics who see in it a "text" produced by culture, Donne understands the body as a (scriptural) text written by God. In this study, McDuffie offers a comprehensive interpretation of Donne's reading of the body. In Donne's imaginative universe, the human person lies at the center of the great interconnected web of God's signs and acts. As such, he makes it the touchstone of his own theology. While his anthropology is basically orthodox, the emphasis Donne places on the body and the role it plays in his religious poetics are distinctive. Refusing to restrict God's revelation to the written words of Scripture, Donne turns habitually to the book of the human body as a collection of signs that indicate God's nature, his intent, and the human condition. He also, at times, represents the human body not as a "mere" sign but as sacrament: a seal of the promises of God that conveys his presence and grace. In his reading of the book of the body, Donne discerns the narrative of salvation history: the trajectory proceeding from creation, through fall to redemption and resurrection. He sets the body and salvation history into a dialogical relationship, always reading one in terms of the other. Donne reads in the body God's great love for the material, the ravages of the Fall, God's redemptive action in Christ and in the lives of the saints, and the literal and figurative deaths that serve as gateways to resurrection and eschatological fulfillment.

  1. Poems:  Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
    Poems: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
    John Donne
    Random House / 1995 / Hardcover
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John Donne (1572-1631) brought to the famous and famously sensual love poems we know as Songs and Sonnets an intellectual force so powerful that he exploded the traditional love lyrics from within. He brought to his magnificent devotional poems and sermons as equally passionate physicality, and his many-sided genius has been supremely significant for the poetry of our own time.

  1. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel
    Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel
    John Donne
    Random House / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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After a life of trials Donne composed this book. There is both trauma and great drama in this extended meditation on the meaning of mortality, the possibility of salvation, and the true nature of the passage to eternal life.

  1. John Donne's Sermons on the Psalms and Gospels: With a Selection of Prayers and Meditations
    John Donne's Sermons on the Psalms and Gospels: With a Selection of Prayers and Meditations
    John Donne
    University of California Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $37.44
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  1. Poems/Donne
    Poems/Donne
    John Donne, C. A. Patrides
    Random House / 1991 / Hardcover
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This edition, compiled and introduced by C.A. Patrides, is recognized as the most complete and scholarly one volume collection of the poetical works of John Donne. In it; his lyrics, his satires, his anthems to the body and the soul, his erotic poems, his religious poems - poems amalgamating wit and awe and embodying the incomparable genius of the great seventeenth-century metaphysical poet.

  1. The Complete English Poems
    The Complete English Poems
    John Donne
    Penguin Books / 1977 / Trade Paperback
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The first poet in the world in some things', is how John Donne was described by his contemporary Ben Jonson. 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. Johnson went on to remark that 'That Done, 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 of 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.'

  1. John Donne, Coterie Poet
    John Donne, Coterie Poet
    Arthur F. Marotti
    Wipf & Stock / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $50.63
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  1. John Donne's Devotions - eBookeBOOK
    John Donne's Devotions - eBook
    John Donne
    Christian Classics Ethereal Library / 2010 / ePub
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  1. Donne: Poems - eBookeBOOK
    Donne: Poems - eBook
    John Donne
    Everyman's Library / 2014 / ePub
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  1. The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne: (A Modern Library E-Book) - eBookeBOOK
    The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne: (A Modern Library E-Book) - eBook
    Edited by Charles M. Coffin
    Modern Library / 2000 / ePub
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