Literature and Sacrament: The Sacred and the Secular in John Donne

Literature and Sacrament: The Sacred and the Secular in John Donne

By: Theresa M. DiPasquale (author)Hardback

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This acclaimed study of Donne's secular and religious poetry places it in the context of 17th century theories of representation and reception, and sheds new light on the poetics of the period.

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Dr Theresa DiPasquale is Assistant Professor of English at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. A member of the Modern Language Association and the John Donne Society, she has contributed to several scholarly journals.


Acknowledgements Editorial Note List of Abbreviations Introduction Part I: Devotional Poetry 1. Sacramental Crossing 2. Deigne at My Hands 3. Cunning Elements and Artful Turns Part II: Secular Poetry 4. Towards an Anti-Petrarchan Love-Religion: Aire and Angels 5. Donne's Catholic Petrarchans 6. The Flea as Profane Eucharist 7. Ways of Having Donne 8. Equivocal Devotion Afterword: Conveying Donne Appendix: The Doctrine of Eucharistic Sacrifice Notes Bibliography Index

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  • publication date: 17/10/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780227679678
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 364
  • ID: 9780227679678
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0227679679

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