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John Donne

John Donne

Sophisticated wit and intense emotion, religious fervour and erotic sensuality, delight in life’s pleasures and fascination with death, are all to be found in the paradoxical poetry of John Donne. One of the foremost metaphysical poets, Donne’s ingenious metaphors and inspired use of language has earned him affection and reverence in near equal measure to Shakespeare. This collection of his finest poetry showcases the diverse range of his work, and includes Death Be Not Proud, A Hymn to God the Father, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Go Catch a Falling Star, The Flea and To His Mistress Going to Bed.

Sophisticated wit and intense emotion, religious fervour and erotic sensuality, delight in life’s pleasures and fascination with death, are all to be found in the paradoxical poetry of John Donne. One of the foremost metaphysical poets, Donne’s ingenious metaphors and inspired use of language has earned him affection and reverence in near equal measure to Shakespeare. This collection of his finest poetry showcases the diverse range of his work, and includes Death Be Not Proud, A Hymn to God the Father, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Go Catch a Falling Star, The Flea and To His Mistress Going to Bed.
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Sophisticated wit and intense emotion, religious fervour and erotic sensuality, delight in life’s pleasures and fascination with death, are all to be found in the paradoxical poetry of John Donne. One of the foremost metaphysical poets, Donne’s ingenious metaphors and inspired use of language has earned him affection and reverence in near equal measure to Shakespeare. This collection of his finest poetry showcases the diverse range of his work, and includes Death Be Not Proud, A Hymn to God the Father, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Go Catch a Falling Star, The Flea and To His Mistress Going to Bed.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Geoffrey Whitehead, Will Keen

Length:

1h 10m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:07


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:05


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:59


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:40


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

00:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:56


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:03


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:33


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:59


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:54


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:26


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:15


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:11


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:35


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:41


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:15


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

02:55


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

02:00


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:05


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:37


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

01:21