Concept of love in john Donne's poetry<br />Guide:-Devrshi sir<br />By kinjal<br />
Donne as a Love Poet<br /><ul><li>Donne’s reputation as a love poet rests on his fifty-five lyric which were written at di...
Their Emotional Range and Variety:-
 Poems cover a wide range of feeling from extreme physical passion to  spiritual love</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Love:-rela...
“The Sport”
“But a Winter-seeming, summer's night”
JOAN BENNET put it, "Donne's love poetry  is not about the difference  between lust and love”</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>At...
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  1. 1. Concept of love in john Donne's poetry<br />Guide:-Devrshi sir<br />By kinjal<br />
  2. 2. Donne as a Love Poet<br /><ul><li>Donne’s reputation as a love poet rests on his fifty-five lyric which were written at different periods of his life , but were published for the first time in 1633 in one volume called song and Sonnets.
  3. 3. Their Emotional Range and Variety:-
  4. 4. Poems cover a wide range of feeling from extreme physical passion to spiritual love</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Love:-relationship outside marriage:-
  5. 5. “The Sport”
  6. 6. “But a Winter-seeming, summer's night”
  7. 7. JOAN BENNET put it, "Donne's love poetry is not about the difference between lust and love”</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Attitude towards Womanhood:-
  8. 8. “Goe,and Catche a Falling Stare”
  9. 9. He emphasizes the impossibility of finding a faithful woman
  10. 10. C.s. Lewis when he says, that contempt for woman is the dominant note of Donne’s love poetry. </li></li></ul><li>The three Strains<br />1}Attitude towards women:-<br />2}Conjugal love:-<br />3}Platonic(holy) love:-<br /><ul><li>Love-situations : Their Intellectual Analysis:- In the
  11. 11. ‘Blossome’
  12. 12. ‘The Valediction:forbidding Mourning </li></li></ul><li>Philosophy of Love :Realism <br /><ul><li>Donne’s treatment of love is both sensuous &Lustic.
  13. 13. “The Relique”
  14. 14. No Descriptions of Female Beauty:-
  15. 15. “The Blossome(tender flower)</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>This very attitude is expressed in a number of other poems
  16. 16. Grierson rightly point out, "neither sensual passion, nor gay and cynical wit, nor scorn and anger, is the dominant note in Donne love poetry</li>

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