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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne: Vol. 7: The Holy Sonnets

About the Author

Helen B. Brooks

Earned a Joint Ph.D. in English and Humanities at Stanford in 1980. Publications on John Donne; on the poetry of John Donne and Adrienne Rich (a commissioned article in The John Donne Journal, Vol. 26, 2007); on the poetry of John Donne and the modern stone lithographs of June Wayne in The John Donne Journal, Vol. 28, 2009; on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola and Early Modern poetry; on the poetry of John Davies of Hereford for the Dictionary of Literary Biography; and served as a Contributing Editor for The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne: The Holy Sonnets, Vol. 7 published by Indiana University Press, 2005. Teaching includes courses...

Indiana University Press
This is the fourth volume of The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne to be published. Based on an exhaustive study of the manuscript and print history of these poems, this volume presents a newly edited critical text of The Holy Sonnets and a  comprehensive digest of the critical-scholarly studies of the poems from Donne’s time through 1995.  The editors identify and print a revised and unique authorial sequence of the Holy Sonnets.