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John Donne - Holly SONNETS, Deaths DUEL, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, Elegies, Songs and Sonnets

 
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Despite his great education and poetic talents, he lived in poverty for several years, relying heavily on wealthy friends. In 1615 he became an Anglican priest and, in 1621, was appointed the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in London.

Bibliography

Poetry: Poems (1633), Poems on Several Occasions (2001), Love Poems (1905), John Donne: Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions and Prayers (1990), The Complete English Poems (1991), John Donne's Poetry (1991), John Donne: The Major Works (2000), The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (2001)

Prose: Six Sermons (1634), Fifty Sermons (1649), Paradoxes, Problemes, Essayes, Characters (1652), Essayes in Divinity (1651), Sermons Never Before Published (1661), John Donne's 1622 Gunpowder Plot Sermon (1996), Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel (1999; first published in 1624)




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