John Donne | Critical Essay by Andrew Shifflett

This literature criticism consists of approximately 21 pages of analysis & critique of John Donne.
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Critical Essay by Andrew Shifflett

SOURCE: Shifflett, Andrew. “Sexual Calvinism in Donne's ‘Communitie.’” In Renaissance Papers 1998, edited by T. H Howard-Hill and Philip Rollinson, pp. 53-67. Columbia, S.C.: Camden House, 1998.

In the following essay, Shifflett provides a historically grounded reading of Donne's poem “Communitie” from Songs and Sonnets, suggesting that Donne explicitly rejected the Calvinist definition of community in his poetry and sermons.

Good wee must love, and must hate ill, For ill is ill, and good good still,                     But there are things indifferent, Which wee may neither hate, nor love, But one, and...

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