- Author:John Stubbs
- Publisher:Viking (September 1, 2007)
- Pages:592 pages
- Subcategory:Arts & Literature
- FB2 format1753 kb
- ePUB format1478 kb
- DJVU format1873 kb
- Formats:rtf azw lrf lit
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John Donne: The Reformed. Never have I read a biography of such splendid insight, detail and integrity.
Despite his request for a modest burial, Donne is commemorated by an imposing monument in St Paul's. A white marble statue depicts him rising in his graveclothes, presumably on Judgement Day. The image was taken while Donne was still alive, and he had designed it carefully himself. He orchestrated a masterly death. Throughout his many illnesses, his mind never tired: he could read and write from his sickbed. During his last days he felt strong enough to pose for one last portrait, and arranged a resurrection scene.
John Stubbs was born in 1977 and studied English at Oxford and Renaissance Literature at. .Donne: The Reformed Soul was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award.
John Stubbs was born in 1977 and studied English at Oxford and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge where he completed a doctorate in 2005. Reprobates was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize.
John Donne, Ann Donne, Undone went the famous epigram, attributed to Donne himself, after their secret .
John Donne, Ann Donne, Undone went the famous epigram, attributed to Donne himself, after their secret marriage. Ann’s wealthy, titled father raged at the lovers’ deception and economic inequality, while Donne maintained metaphorical precision in begging Sir George More’s forgiveness: Though perchance yow intend not utter destruction, yet the way through which I fall towards yt is so headlong, that being thus push’d, I shall soone be at bottome.
John Stubbs divides the life of the great metaphysical poet and divine John Donne into three parts. In the first he grows up and sows his famous wild oats. In the second he tries with increasing desperation for secular preferment. John Stubbs divides the life of the great metaphysical poet and divine John Donne into three parts.
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Download John Donne: The Reformed Soul: A Biography or any other file from Books category. From scholar to buccaneer, from outcast to establishment figure, John Donne emerged as one of the greatest English poets. Following Donne from Plague-ridden streets to palaces, from taverns to the pulpit of St Paul's, John Stubbs's "exemplary literary biography" (Harold Bloom) is a vivid portrait of an extraordinary writer and his country at a time of bewildering and cruel transformation.
John Donne - For other people named John Donne, see John Donne (disambiguation). Milton, John - born Dec. 9, 1608, London, Eng. died Nov. 8, 1674, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire English poet. A brilliant youth, Milton attended Cambridge University (1625–32), where he wrote poems in Latin, Italian, and English; these included L Allegr. Universalium.
Following Donne from Plague-ridden streets to palaces, from the taverns on the Bankside to the pulpit of St. Paul's, John Stubbs's biography is a vivid portrait of an extraordinary writer and his country at a time of bewildering and cruel transformation.
John Donne-born in 1572, at the outset of the most politically tumultuous and religiously violent era in English .
In the early stages the book is really quite sensual as Stubbs moves through Donne's years as a philanderer, a man who enjoyed the thrill of the chase but who quickly tired of the women he caught and who subsequently moved on to others.