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John Donne’s Lyrics

The Eloquence of Action

Author:

Arnold Stein

John Donne’s Lyrics
John Donne’s Lyrics

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John Donne’s Lyrics

Arnold Stein was a professor of English at the University of Washington. His other books include Answerable Style: Essays on Paradise Lost, Heroic Knowledge: An Interpretation of Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes,and Perilous Balance, a collection of poems.

John Donne’s Lyrics

Contents

Introduction

Chapter I Questions of Style
Chapter II Forms of Wit
Chapter III The Burden of Consciousness

Postscript On Donne's Modern Career

Appendix 1 The Stanza of "Lovers Infinitenesse"
Appendix 2 Notes on Donne's Religious Thought

Notes

Index