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John Donne

Poet, Religion (1572 — 31-Mar-1631)


John Carey. John Donne: Life, Mind and Art. London: Faber & Faber. 1981. 336pp.

Arthur L. Clements. Poetry of Contemplation: John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, and the Modern Period. SUNY Press. 1990. 306pp.

Edward Le Comte. Grace to a Witty Sinner: A Life of Donne. New York: Walker. 1965.

Dennis Flynn. John Donne and the Ancient Catholic Nobility. Indiana University Press. 1995. 245pp.

John Stubbs. John Donne: The Reformed Soul. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.. 2007. 565pp.


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.430)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.72)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.119)

  10. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.156-59)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.282)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.152)

  13. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.93)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (pp.152-55)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.69)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

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