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Author Makuchowska, Ludmila.

Title Scientific Discourse in John Donne's Eschatological Poetry
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (148 pages)
Contents Table of contents; list of illustrations; acknowledgements; introduction; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; conclusion; works cited; index
Summary Scientific Discourse in John Donne's Eschatological Poetry offers a compelling critique of John Donne's religious and erotic poetry, focusing on the intersection of two seemingly antithetical discourses: the language of the scientific revolution and of Christian eschatology. Throughout its three chapters, which correspond to three scientific disciplines - cartography, physics and alchemy - the volume examines the ways in which the references to early modern and medieval science in Donne's poe .
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Subject Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Christianity in literature.
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Erotic poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Science in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443869759 (electronic bk.)
9781443869751 (electronic bk.)