John Donne - The Major Works - Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
  • John Donne - The Major Works - Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
zoom

John Donne - The Major Works - Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

(author), (volume editor)
£9.99
Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 13/11/2008
  • In stock online

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
This authoritative edition was formerly published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Donne's poetry and prose - all the major poems, complemented by rarely published letters and extracts from Donne's sermons - to give the essence of his work and thinking. John Donne (1572-1631) is today celebrated as one of the greatest of the metaphysical poets, whose verse was daringly original and whose use of imagery and conceits marked a new, intellectual approach to poetry. His Satires, Elegies, and Songs and Sonnets, which contain his most famous love poems, were complemented by his religious writing, both verse and prose. He was one of the most renowned preachers of his day, and this volume does equal justice to the full range of his work. In addition to nearly all his English poetry this volume includes over 130 extracts from Donne's sermons, as well as the full text of his last sermon, 'Death's Duel'. A distinguishing feature of the selection is that the works are arranged in the chronological order of their composition. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199537945
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 384 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 30 mm

You may also be interested in...

Aeneid
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Collected Poems 1909-1962
Added to basket
Love Sonnets of Shakespeare
Added to basket
Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems
Added to basket
The Iliad
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Selected Poems
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath
Added to basket
The Odyssey
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Collected Poems
Added to basket
£14.99   £11.99
Paperback
The Iliad
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Hold Your Own
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Prophet
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.49
Paperback
Ariel
Added to basket
£10.99   £7.99
Hardback
The Odyssey
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.