Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions And Death's Duel

Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions And Death's Duel

by John Donne

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Overview

In addition to the writer's 1624 collection of meditations, debates with God, and prayers on the human condition-particularly earthly physical sickness and health-this volume contains the 1631 work "Death's Duel," a sermon said to be his own funeral oration, which he preached shortly before his own death.

Readers of 17th-century literature, religious devotionals, and ponderers of human mortality are sure to find something profound in this fascinating, famous work.

British metaphysical poet JOHN DONNE (1572-1631), renowned for his satires on English society, wrote this prose work in the latter part of his life, after he became an Anglican priest.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602065437
Publisher: Cosimo
Publication date: 06/01/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 1,161,677
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

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