Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
xii, 267 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This is a comprehensive re-examination of John Donne, through his response to the most iconic religious figure in Western theology, Saint Augustine of Hippo. This book enriches our understanding of the reading and writing culture of Renaissance England, and of the religious debates in the decades leading up to the Civil War.