The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 2 (Hardcover)
Indiana University Press, 9780253333766, 1152pp.
Publication Date: October 22, 2000
From reviews of previous volumes:
This variorum edition will be the basis of all future Donne scholarship." --Chronique
Academic libraries and specialists in Renaissance and 17th-century studies should feel compelled to own each and every volume of this series." --Seventeenth Century News
An occasion for celebration. Among the most ambitious and valuable collaborative scholarly enterprises at the end of the twentieth century. Superb." --Early Modern Literary
This latest addition to the Donne variorum, the third to appear in a projected eight-volume series, presents a newly edited critical text of Donne's elegies and a comprehensive variorum commentary. As with previous volumes, Volume 2 is based on a study of all known manuscript sources and significant printed editions of Donne's poetry and on an examination of the criticism and scholarship of the past four centuries.