John Donne

John Donne (/ˈdʌn/ DUN) (22 Januar 1573[1] – 31 Mairch 1631)[2] wis an Inglis poet an cleric in the Kirk o Ingland.

John Donne
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John Donne
Born22 Januar 1573(1573-01-22)[1]
Lunnon, Ingland
Dee'd31 Mairch 1631(1631-03-31) (aged 58)[2]
Lunnon, Ingland
ThriftPoet, priest, lawyer
Alma materOxford Varsity
GenreSatire, luve poetry, elegy, sermons
SubjectLuve, sexuality, releegion, daith
Leeterar muivementMetapheesical poetry


  1. a b Long, William J. (2013). English Literature: Its History and Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World. Start Classics. ISBN 978-1-62793-876-1.
  2. a b Colclough, "Donne, John (1572–1631)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, September 2004; online edn, October 2007 Retrieved 18 Mey 2010