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Donne to Death

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Duration: 0:43:07 | Added: 13 May 2016
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Duration: 0:43:07 | Added: 13 May 2016
Peter McCullough, Professor of English, University of Oxford, gives a talk on John Donne.

John Donne's sermon, Death's duell, was part of an early Stuart vogue for funeral sermons. Professor McCullough discusses Donne's contribution to this genre, and looks at how this tradition is connected to the poetic and dramatic representations of death on display in the exhibition, Shakespeare's Dead.

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