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Will no other vice content you? Will it not serve your turn to do as did your mothers? Or have you all old vices spent, and now would find out others? Or doth a fear that men are true torment you? Must I, who came to travel thorough you, Grow your fix'd subject, because you are true?
John Donne is perhaps the most important poet of the seventeenth century, and has often been referred to as the founder of the metaphysical genre. His poetry is highly distinctive and individual, adopting a multitude of tones, images,MoreJohn Donne is perhaps the most important poet of the seventeenth century, and has often been referred to as the founder of the metaphysical genre. His poetry is highly distinctive and individual, adopting a multitude of tones, images, forms, and personae. This collection of Donnes verse includes a wide selection from both his secular and divine poems, including such well-known poems as Air and Angels, The Flea, the Holy Sonnets, and The Progress of the Soul. The poems are provided with full Notes and a useful Introduction to Donnes life and poetry.
Sonnet X , also known by its opening words as " Death Be Not Proud ", is a fourteen-line poem, or sonnet , by English poet John Donne — , one of the leading figures in the metaphysical poets group of seventeenth-century English literature. Written between February and August , it was first published posthumously in It is included as one of the nineteen sonnets that comprise Donne's Holy Sonnets or Divine Meditations , among his best-known works. Most editions number the poem as the tenth in the sonnet sequence , which follows the order of poems in the Westmoreland Manuscript circa , the most complete arrangement of the cycle, discovered in the late nineteenth century. However, two editions published shortly after Donne's death include the sonnets in a different order, where this poem appears as eleventh in the Songs and Sonnets published and sixth in Divine Meditations published
The edited text of each poem with a line by line paraphrase, and occasional explanatory notes. Richard Hooker; Mr. George Herbert; and Dr. Translated by A. This work may be freely reproduced, stored and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose. Conditions and Exceptions apply. To view the original texts you can access the excellent Digital Donne website which contains texts and images of the source volumes.
As the study clearly demonstrates, the reader's cognitive response is a vital element in the poem's expression of an inner reality. Brooks, Department of English, Stanford University. Skip to main content Skip to table of contents.
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