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An Early-Nineteenth Century Life of John Donne: An Edition with Notes and Commentary

John T. Shawcross

Abstract


In this article, Shawcross edits a manuscript in the Rutgers University Library, entitled "Some Curious Particulars of the very learned and reverend John Donne" and dated 1821. The manuscript has antiquarian interest, historical value in a study of biography, and significance for a full awareness of Donne's reputation.

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