The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 6 (Hardcover)

The Anniversaries and the Epicedes and Obsequies

By John Donne

Indiana University Press, 9780253318114, 752pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 1995



The appearance of the first volume... is an occasion for celebration. Among the most ambitious and valuable collaborative scholarly enterprises at the end of the twentieth century... " --Claude J. Summers, Early Modern Literary Studies

... especially valuable for its wide-ranging and reliable summaries of textual and critical commentary on these works... This variorum edition will be the basis of all future Donne scholarship." --Biblioteque d'Humanisme et Renaissance

... the most important collaborative project in 17th-century studies in recent history... " --Seventeenth-Century News

A major editorial and interpretive undertaking, this edition includes a newly edited critical text based on exhaustive study of all known manuscripts and significant printed editions of Donne's poetry and a complete digest of critical and scholarly commentary on the poetry from Donne's time to the present.

About the Author

Gary A. Stringer is Professor of English at Texas A&M University.Ted-Larry Pebworth is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.John T. Shawcross is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Kentucky.Ernest W. Sullivan II is Professor of English at Virginia Tech University.Paul A. Parrish is Professor of English at Texas A&M University.