서울 소재 대학교에서 A+받은 레포트입니다. John donne의 생애, 배경, 작품, 그의 작품의 특징 등 모든 것들을 정리하였습니다. 공부하실 때 많은 도움 되리라 생각합니다^^
Donne was born in London, into a Roman Catholic
family when practice of
that religion was illegal in
It is thought that his final
illness was stomach cancer,
although this has not been
proven. He died on 31 March 1631 having written many
poems, most only in manuscript. Donne was buried in old St Paul`s Cathedral.
Donne`s poetry embraces a wide range of secular and religious subjects. He wrote
cynical verse about inconstancy, poems about true love, Neoplatonic lyrics on the
mystical union of lovers`
souls and bodies and brilliant satires and hymns depicting his own spiritual struggles.
Whatever the subject, Donne`s poems reveal the same
In the first two decades of
the twentieth century Donne`s poetry was decisively rehabilitated. Its extraordinary appeal to modern readers throws
light on the Modernist movement, as well as on our
intuitive response to our own times.
Donne may no longer be
the cult figure he became
in the 1920s and 1930s, when T. S. Eliot and William