The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 7, Part 1 : The Holy Sonnets

The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 7, Part 1 : The Holy Sonnets

John Donne, Gary A. Stringer, Paul A. Parrish

Language: English

Pages: 721

ISBN: 2:00255438

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This is the 4th volume of The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne to appear. This volume presents a newly edited critical text of the Holy Sonnets and a comprehensive digest of the critical-scholarly commentary on them from Donne’s time through 1995. The editors identify and print both an earlier and a revised authorial sequence of sonnets, as well as presenting the scribal collection—which contains unique authorial versions of several of the sonnets—inscribed by Donne’s friend Rowland Woodward in the Westmoreland manuscript.

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