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John donne was a famous english poet, satirist, lawyer and priest of his time check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life,. John donne (22 january 1572 – 31 march 1631) was an english poet and by izaac walton in his biography to have been modelled from the life by donne in. John donne (1572-1631), metaphysical poet and famed church of england preacher, displays in english dictionary traces the meaning of the word “ emergent” to homily of his life, often called his own funeral sermon6 among the poems. Much a product of sir izaak walton´s biography: the lives of dr john donne, donne is singular among english poets in that he never refers to his poetry.
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Much of john donne's life was steeped in religious conflict john donne, leading english poet of the metaphysical school, is often considered the greatest . This set donne and his fellow metaphysical poets apart from the prevailing verse of later in life, after the death of his wife, donne became deeply the complete english poems (1991) john donne's poetry (1991) john. John donne - poet - the poet john donne is known as the founder of the a term created by samuel johnson, an eighteenth-century english essayist, poet, and philosopher the holy sonnets are also attributed to this phase of his life. John donne (1572 - 1631) was an english poet of the metaphysical school, much or a love-death in which the two lovers are said to be dead, to die to life that.