Metaphysical Critics

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Antonio S. Oliver
His conviction that a poem is worth writing if it includes him in some way.
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Antonio S. Oliver
[His work] demonstrates various opinions that at times conflict or agree with one another. These opposing views represent one of the most fascinating aspects of his poetry.
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Stevie Davies
[Donne's poetry] is less an expression of love than a record of ****.
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Stevie Davies
[In his poetry] the right true end of love is sexual conquest.
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Bill Phillips
Donne's disturbing and misogynistic menace.
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Bush
A curious explorer of body and soul - his own body and soul, as he had little interest in women's feelings except as they affected his.
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C. S. Lewis
In certain obvious, but superficial, respects, [Donne's poetry] continues the medieval tradition.
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Dyson and Lovelock
Its true subject is the lady; its true emotion love.
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Elvis Rowan
Donne saw in his wife Anne a glimpse of the glory of God, and in human love a revelation of the nature of Divine Love.
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John Phillips
[Donne's holy images] bridge the gap between sense and spirit.
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Mario Petrucci
His sensuality can collide in such fascinating ways with his more serious religious concerns.
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Matthew Curry
He seemed to... shapeshift his way through life.
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Neil King
Donne has a habit of grabbing your lapels and demanding the reader's attention.
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Tilottama Rajan
The poems are deliberately randomized to challenge the assumption that normal human experience is to move from error or partial truth on towards a more complete understanding.
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T. S. Eliot
[He was] capable of experiencing and setting down many super-sensuous emotions, only these emotions are of a mind in chaos, not a mind in order.
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Untermeyer
[His work is] a body of literary work more precious to the English than any other, apart from Shakespeare and the translated Bible.
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Yoshiko Fujito
An explorer of the soul rather than a pursuer of the sensuality of love.
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