English Poet John Donne

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John Donne was an English poet born in London, England. He attended school at Oxford University of Cambridge. He is most widely known for his sonnets and love poems. John Donne was terminally ill with.

LONDON (Reuters) – “No man is an island entire of itself”, the English poet John Donne observed in the 17th century. Donne could easily have been describing the highly integrated global economy of the.

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A friend, visiting my first New York apartment, noticed a collection of John Donne’s poetry on my bedside table. She nodded knowingly. Donne, she said, was the most erotic poet in English literature.

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I doubt that noted English poet John Donne was a speculator, but his words are certainly relevant to this week’s markets. "Therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls. It tolls for thee." The.

John Donne is one of the greatest and most beloved poets in English history. He was only 11 years old when he started his studies at Oxford University. Besides poems and sonnets, Donne also wrote.

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As for the notorious love poems, well, manuscript copies of those had been circulating for years. They, he pointed out, had been "written by Jack Donne, and not by Dr. Donne." For many readers, John.

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Most recently it was one of the most famous sonnets from Shakespeare’s incomparable collection – the greatest collection of short poems of all time, even when one considers the formidable contender,

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Simon Schama celebrates the life and work of love poet John Donne, looking at how Donne has transformed English poetry through his emotional honesty and skilled use of language. Show more Simon Schama.

He made us see the Romantics through a different lens. It was once customary to think of the greatest English poets as John Donne, Alexander Pope, John Keats, Robert Frost and T.S. Eliot. Bloom of.

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Photograph: John Van Hasselt/Corbis John Donne was the grandson of last week’s poet John Heywood. It’s not impossible that. had different limits of value in 16th- and 17th- century English from.

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In his poem “A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy’s Day”, English poet John Donne (1572-1631) uses the imagery of the Winter Solstice (before the Gregorian calendar reforms)–the shortest and thus darkest day of.