Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions

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Oxford University Press, 1987 - 192 עמודים
One of Donne's most important and haunting works in prose, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions was composed in less than a month, during an illness that nearly cost the writer his life. Donne divided the book into twenty-three sections, each corresponding to a stage of his illness and each consisting of a meditation, an expostulation, and a prayer. Filled with powerful images of mortality and immortality that have moved readers throughout the centuries, it provides a coherent spiritual message relevant not only to Donne's life but to the lives of all people.

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I don't usually read books about religion and I must say that I've been drawn to this one due to it being the "house" of the infamous sentence that originated several other works like Hemingway's "For ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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These meditations and prayers of John Donne are a difficult read - but worth the effort - most of us try to deny the reality of death by almost any means - here is a man struggling to accept death ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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PREFACE
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ABBREVIATIONS
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DEVOTIONS UPON EMERGENT
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מידע על המחבר (1987)

John Donne (1572-1631) was a Jacobean poet and preacher, the representative of the so-called metaphysical poets of the period, though the term itself came after his death. His works include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, and sermons.Anthony Raspa is at Universite de Quebec, Chicoutimi.

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