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The Complete English Poems 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 Jonson Went On To Remark That That Donne, 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 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 This Volume, Superbly Edited By Professor Smith, Is The First Complete Edition To Make A Serious Attempt To Guide The Reader Closely Through The Complexities Of Donne S Poetry Considerable Attention Has Been Paid To The Text, And A Selection Of The Important Manuscript Variants Are Included This Edition Is Also The First To Make Use Of The Newly Discovered Manuscript Of The Verse Letter To Lady Carey And Mistress Essex Rich. John, you beauty. A friend of mine who s learning English has been reading sci fi hit To Your Scattered Bodies Go, and they asked me in passing why the title is the way it is some kind of quotation English graduate Warwick sprang into action, because this is a sonnet whose opening lines I have had by heart since the first time I read it At the round earths imagin d corners, blowYour trumpets, Angells, and arise, ariseFrom death, you numberlesse infinitiesOf soules, and to your scattred bodies goe although I fo A friend of mine who s learn John Donne is, with apologies to my unintentional namesake, my absolute favorite poet He covers all the big three topics that great poetry should Love, Death, and God and,often than not, he s covering all three at the same time in the span of 14 short, beautiful little lines of epic proportion.Every time I come back to his work I find something new to enjoy I can marvel at poems that put down Death as a trivial and temporary inconvenience, take a mere object like a mathematical compa John Donne is, with apologies to my unintentional namesake, my absolute favorite poet He covers all the big three topics that great poetry should Love, Death, and God and,often than not, he s covering all three at the same time in the span of 14 short, beautiful little lines of epic proportion.Every time I come back to his work I find something new to enjoy I can marvel at poems that put down Death as a trivial and temp I took this book out of the library because I read that Theodore Roethke brought lists of verbs from 17th century poetry to his students and told his students for their own poetic deepening to read poetry from the 17th century and earlier I remember reading John Donne in high school when I did not get it at all But now I get it I get it even though I don t get it I find myself compelled to sit there and figure it out The archaic word

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