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English literature -- 17th century

View Resource Luminarium

Luminarium combines three sites first created in 1996, ages ago in Web years, by Anniina Jokinen. Here users will find texts and supplemental materials for Medieval, Renaissance, and seventeenth-century British literature. The site is well laid out and has an internal search engine for easy retrieval of specific items. Clicking on one of the three periods brings up a list of authors (or in the...
View Resource John Donne

Friend of both Izaak Walton and Ben Jonson, John Donne was the most famous of the metaphysical poets of the 17th century, a group that included George Herbert and Henry Vaughan. Placing a premium on intellectual wit, learned imagery, and subtle argument, Donne's poems have remained some of the most enduring from this period. Created as part of the Luminarium Project by Anniina Jokinen, the site...