• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
John Donne's Professional Lives - Studies in Renaissance Literature v. 10 (Hardback)
  • John Donne's Professional Lives - Studies in Renaissance Literature v. 10 (Hardback)
zoom

John Donne's Professional Lives - Studies in Renaissance Literature v. 10 (Hardback)

(editor)
£60.00
Hardback 286 Pages / Published: 01/05/2003
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

During his life, John Donne occupied a range of professional positions, in all of which he produced writings considered by his contemporaries to be worthy of interest, collection and annotation. Donne's lifetime also coincided with the period during which the notion of the profession became increasingly significant. This volume makes a strong argument for the importance of Donne's professional writings to our understanding of his oeuvre and of the culture of late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. Studying in depth his remarkable use of a wide range of terms and even whole vocabularies - legal, theological, and medical, among others - it shows how Donne moulded his identity as a professional intellectual with the languages that were at hand. A tightly focussed series of essays by scholars of international reputation and younger experts in the field, John Donne's Professional Lives contains new discoveries and fresh interpretations. It offers a revisionist interpretation of Donne's career and makes a polemical case for studying the full range of his writings.Contributors: JAMES CANNON, DAVID CUNNINGTON, LOUIS A. KNAFLA, PETER MCCULLOUGH, JESSICA MARTIN, JEREMY MAULE, MARY MORRISSEY, STEPHEN PENDER, JEANNE SHAMI, ALISON SHELL, JOHANN P. SOMMERVILLE.DAVID COLCLOUGH is a lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London.

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9780859917759
Number of pages: 286
Weight: 789 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 26 mm
Edition: Revised and Revised and Updated to Include Ne

You may also be interested in...

Ted Hughes
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
How Novels Work
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Essays
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Orwell
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Love in a Dark Time
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Scarlett's Women
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Hemingway's Boat
Added to basket
A Moveable Feast
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Jane Austen
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
How Proust Can Change Your Life
Added to basket
Virginia Woolf
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath
Added to basket
Why Read the Classics?
Added to basket
A Rose For Winter
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Wide Sargasso Sea
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Birthday Letters
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.