(Donne, John). Gardner, Helen, edited by JOHN DONNE: A Collection of Critical Essays
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc./A Spectrum Book, (1963). 0132187760 / 9780132187763 Second printing. In the Twentieth Century Views series. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to endsheets and to pages, else fine, in black binding with gilt spine titling; in an about near fine, very lightly age-toned, somewhat edgeworn, illustrated dust jacket. 183 pages, including chronology, notes, bibliography.
Collection of critical essays tracing the changing literary attitudes toward the poet, first viewed as a satirist, then as a love poet, and finally as a religious voice, and whose passionate, metaphysical poetry has influenced Eliot, Yeats, and others.