John Donne's Sermons on the Psalms and Gospels: With a Selection of Prayers and Meditations / Edition 1

John Donne's Sermons on the Psalms and Gospels: With a Selection of Prayers and Meditations / Edition 1

by John Donne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520239288

ISBN-13: 9780520239289

Pub. Date: 06/01/2003

Publisher: University of California Press

The glory of John Donne's prose at its best is very different from that of his verse, but is equal to it; and there can be no question that his best prose is in his sermons. His sense of form and arrangement, his psychological insight, his differences of mood and emphasis, and his religious fervor will make this selection of ten sermons particularly interesting to

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The glory of John Donne's prose at its best is very different from that of his verse, but is equal to it; and there can be no question that his best prose is in his sermons. His sense of form and arrangement, his psychological insight, his differences of mood and emphasis, and his religious fervor will make this selection of ten sermons particularly interesting to the attentive reader familiar with Donne's poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520239289
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
245
Sales rank:
679,323
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Sermon 1Psalms 89.48. Preached to the Lords upon Easter Day, [March 28, 1619]29
Sermon 2Psalms 90.14. Preached at St. Paul's [undated, ? 1622]45
Sermon 3Psalms 11.3. The First Sermon Preached to King Charles, at St. James's, April 3, 162573
Sermon 4Psalms 63.7. The Second Prebend Sermon preached at St. Paul's, January 29, 1625/694
Sermon 5Luke 23.34. Preached to the Nobility [undated, probably fairly early]115
Sermon 6John 1.8. Preached at St. Paul's upon Christmas Day, 1621129
Sermon 7John 11.35. Preached at Whitehall, the first Friday in Lent [February 28], 1622/3157
Sermon 8Isaiah 7.14 [and Matthew 1.23]. Preached at St. Paul's upon Christmas Day, 1624178
Sermon 9Matthew 9.13. Preached at Whitehall, April 30, 1626196
Sermon 10John 11.21. Preached at the Funeral of Sir William Cokayne, December 12, 1626219
Prayers and Meditations241

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