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Desiring Donne

Poetry, Sexuality, Interpretation

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$54.00 • £43.95 • €48.50

ISBN 9780674023475

Publication Date: 01/15/2007


260 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: The Desire of Criticism and the Criticism of Desire (Part I)
  • 1. Donne’s “Fore-Skinne”: Desire and the Seventeenth-Century Reader
  • 2. Donne’s “Frendship”: Desire, Convention, and Transgression
  • 3. Donne’s “Irregularity”: Desired Measures
  • 4. Difference and Indifference: Fantasies of Gender
  • 5. All or Nothing: The Possibility of Love
  • Conclusion: The Desire of Criticism and the Criticism of Desire (Part II)
  • Postscript: Never Donne
  • Notes
  • Index

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