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Rich selection of 73 works from the Songs and Sonnets, Elegies, Holy Sonnets and other verse forms by foremost English "metaphysical" poet. Included are "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," "Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward," "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness" and many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Selection of 73 poems by the English metaphysical poet: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Rich selection of 73 poems: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "Death Be Not Proud," and many more.

Synopsis:

Selection of 73 poems by the English metaphysical poet: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," more. Note.


Synopsis:

Bloomsbury Poetry Classics are selections from the work of some of our greatest poets. The series is aimed at the general reader rather than the specialist and carries no critical or explanatory apparatus. This can be found elsewhere. In the series the poems introduce themselves, on an uncluttered page and in a format that is both attractive and convenient. The selections have been make by the distinguished poet, critic, and biographer Ian Hamilton.

Synopsis:

Rich selection of 73 works by the English "metaphysical" poet. Included are "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," "Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward," "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness" and many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.

Table of Contents

SONGS AND SONNETS

  The Good Morrow

  "Song ["Go, and catch a falling star"]"

  Woman's Constancy

  The Undertaking

  The Sun Rising

  The Indifferent

  The Canonization

  The Triple Fool

  "Song ["Sweetest love, I do not go"]"

  The Legacy

  A Fever

  Air and Angels

  Break of Day

  The Anniversary

  "A Valediction: of My Name, in the Window"

  Twickenham Garden

  A Valediction: of Weeping

  The Flea

  The Curse

  "A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day"

  Witchcraft by a Picture

  The Bait

  The Apparition

  The Broken Heart

  A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

  The Ecstasy

  Love's Deity

  The Funeral

  The Blossom

  The Relic

  A Lecture upon the Shadow

EPIGRAMS

  A Burnt Ship

  Fall of a Wall

  Cales and Guiana

  An Obscure Winter

  The Liar

ELEGIES

  Elegy I: Jealousy

  Elegy II: The Anagram

  Elegy V: His Picture

  Elegy IX: The Autumnal

  Elegy XVI: On His Mistress

  Elegy XIX: To His Mistress Going to Bed

EPITHALAMIONS

  "An Epithalamion, or Marriage Song on the Lady Elizabeth and Count Palatine Being Married on St. Valentines Day"

SATIRES

  "Satire I ["Away thou fondling motley humorist"]"

  "Satire III ["Kind pity chokes my spleen; brave scorn forbids"]"

VERSE LETTERS

  To Mr. Christopher Brooke

    The Storm

    The Calm

  "To Mr. Rowland Woodward ["Like one who in her third widowhood doth profess"]"

  To the Countess of Bedford on New Year's Day

EPICEDES AND OBSEQUIES

  Elegy on the Lady Markham

DIVINE POEMS

  La Corona

  Holy Sonnets

  I "["Thou hast made me, and shall thy work decay?"]"

  II "["As due by many titles I resign"]"

  III "["O might those sighs and tears return again"]"

  IV "["O my black soul! now thou art summoned"]"

  V "["I am a little world made cunningly"]"

  VI "["This is my play's last scene, here heavens appoint"]"

  VII "["At the round earth's imagined corners, blow"]"

  VIII "["If faithful souls be alike glorified"]"

  IX "["If poisonous minerals, and if that tree"]"

  X "["Death be not proud, though some have called thee"]"

  XI "["Spit in my face you Jews, and pierce my side"]"

  XII "["Why are we by all creatures waited on?"]"

  XIII "["What if this present were the world's last night?"]"

  XIV "["Batter my heart, three-personed God; for, you"]"

  XV "["Wilt thou love God, as he thee? then digest"]"

  XVI "["Father, part of his double intrest"]"

  XVII "["Since she whom I loved hath paid her last debt"]"

  XVIII "["Show me dear Christ, thy spouse, so bright and clear"]"

  XIX "["Oh, to vex me, contraries meet in one"]"

"Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward"

"A Hymn to Christ, at the Author's Last Going into Germany"

"Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness"

A Hymn to God the Father

Alphabetical List of Titles

Alphabetical List of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486277882
Author:
Donne, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
TM 102789
Publication Date:
19931231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Selection of 73 poems by the English metaphysical poet: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by , Rich selection of 73 poems: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "Death Be Not Proud," and many more.

"Synopsis" by , Selection of 73 poems by the English metaphysical poet: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," more. Note.


"Synopsis" by , Bloomsbury Poetry Classics are selections from the work of some of our greatest poets. The series is aimed at the general reader rather than the specialist and carries no critical or explanatory apparatus. This can be found elsewhere. In the series the poems introduce themselves, on an uncluttered page and in a format that is both attractive and convenient. The selections have been make by the distinguished poet, critic, and biographer Ian Hamilton.
"Synopsis" by ,
Rich selection of 73 works by the English "metaphysical" poet. Included are "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," "Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward," "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness" and many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.
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