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Passionate performances – Poems erotic and divine

Margret Fetzer

in John Donne's Performances: Sermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083440
eISBN:
9781781700051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083440.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the passionate connections between Donne's divine and worldly poetry. It shows that while Donne's erotic poems are more indebted to religious metaphor, his nineteen ‘Holy ... More


God's Grammar

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the religious writing of John Donne, a figure caught in the crossfire between opposing theologies. Donne's writing from the death of Elizabeth to the eve of the English ... More


“Intoxicated with Intimacy”: The Lyric Voice in John Donne's

Frederick J. Ruf

in Entangled Voices: Genre and the Religious Construction of the Self

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102635
eISBN:
9780199853458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102635.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

In her study of autobiography, Janet Varner Gunn argues that the religious significance of the form “lies not in its literary function but in its anthropology,” that is, in its role in articulating ... More


Spiritual Comfort and Assurance: The Role of the Paraclete in Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Polemic

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The third chapter focuses on the Johannine Spirit-Paraclete of the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle. In the Johannine confessions, unlike in the Synoptic Gospels, Jesus promises the arrival of the ... More


Love Knots: Britten, Pears, and the Sonnet

Lloyd Whitesell

in Rethinking Britten

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794805
eISBN:
9780199345243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794805.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the first creative fruits of Britten's partnership with Pears in two cycles, Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo (1940) and The Holy Sonnets of John Donne (1945). The balance in ... More


“His Factor for our loves”: The Countess of Bedford and John Donne

Julie Crawford

in Mediatrix: Women, Politics, and Literary Production in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712619
eISBN:
9780191780936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712619.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In this chapter I argue that John Donne’s verse letters to the Countess of Bedford, perhaps the most influential “Factor” or “mediatrix” in Jacobean England, were part of a politically and ... More


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