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Donne's Devotions in the context of his early sermons : a revelation of St. John the Divine

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This thesis explores the relationship between Donne's Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions (1623) and his early sermons. Its underlying contention is the existence in the Devotions of a highly organized, thematic structure, which not only focusses major concerns scattered through the sermons, but places them in typological relation. Chapters 1-4 concentrate on Donne's discussion of these concerns in the sermons; Chapter 5 then demonstrates their recognizable convergence in t...

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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602337406
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Deposit date:
2017-10-04

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