From Vanitas to Veritas. John Donne and the Journey of the Soul

Paperback, 104 pages
ISBN: 978-88-6977-105-7
Date: 2018
Price: $ 12.00 / £ 8.00 / € 10,00


An overview of the complex world of John Donne’s poetry and specifically of his reflections on the theme of the journey of the soul. Donne’s Metempsychosis and his Anniversaries are analysed from both a literary and philosophical/ theological perspective, in the context of the rising new science.

Audrey Taschini is a researcher in English literature, history of science, philosophy and theology at the University of Bergamo. She translated into Italian T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets and John Donne’s Anniversaries.



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