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|Title||:||The Love Poems|
|Author||:||John Donne, Charles Fowkes|
|Publisher||:||St. Martin's Press|
|Number of Pages||:||100|
|Category||:||Poetry, Classics, Literature|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Love Poems div John Donne s standing as one of the greatest poets in the English language is now thoroughly established and critics such as T S Eliot and F R Leavis have found in Donne s poetry qualities profoundly responsive to the modern age While Donne is famous for his religious poetry his love poems are among the most beautiful ever written and this collection brings them together for the first time .
Donne was a man who knew all the many faces of love physical passion jealousy rapture grief and parting and possessed the genius to distill his experiences into poetry The potency of his writing has lost none of its effect Donne s love poetry taps the reservoir of feelings and emotions common to all human beings .
Before Donne was ordained as a priest in he wrote sonnets such as The Dream and The Ecstasy elegies such as To His Mistress Going to Bed and Love s Progress and wedding songs St Valentine s Day and Epithalamion all of which glitter with an eroticism that truly marries body and soul .
Charles Fowkes author of a critically acclaimed biography of Rembrandt and several anthologies of short stories has gathered those poems in which Donne is most passionate and most lyrical The result is this lovely volume the perfect gift for every beloved a book of poems to press flowers in and to keep by the heart div