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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 4.2: The Songs and Sonets: Part 2: Texts, Commentary, Notes, and Glosses
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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 4.2: The Songs and Sonets: Part 2: Texts, Commentary, Notes, and Glosses (Hardback)

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This volume, the ninth in the series of The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, presents newly edited critical texts of 25 love lyrics. Based on an exhaustive study of the manuscripts and printed editions in which these poems have appeared, Volume 4.2 details the genealogical history of each poem, accompanied by a thorough prose discussion, as well as a General Textual Introduction of the Songs and Sonets collectively. The volume also presents a comprehensive digest of the commentary on these Songs and Sonets from Donne's time through 1999. Arranged chronologically within sections, the material for each poem is organized under various headings that complement the volume's companions, Volume 4.1 and Volume 4.3.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismFiction & PoetryPoetry Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 02/11/2021 ISBN-13: 9780253058317  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JEFFREY S. JOHNSON is Professor of English at East Carolina University

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