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Preaching and Context: John Donne's Sermon at the Funerals of Sir William Cokayne

Peter McCullough

in The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199237531
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199237531.013.0012

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature

 Preaching and Context: John Donne's Sermon at the Funerals of Sir William Cokayne

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This article serves as a case study that combines historical research and close formal analysis. It looks at a study of John Donne's sermons, but focuses on the moment of the sermon's delivery. It also provides some contextual detail on the setting and dramatis personae in Sir William Cokayne's funerals that included Donne's sermon.

Keywords: John Donne; Sir William Cokayne; dramatis personae; setting; sermon's delivery

Article.  28845 words. 

Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800)

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