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John Donne Society Digital Prose Project

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John Donne, Biathanatos (1647)

19 February 2023

Joseph Black (University of Massachusetts Amherst) This copy of the undated (but 1647) first issue of Donne’s Biathanatos, currently in a private collection, features some intriguing...

Donne Digitally: a webinar 22 April 2022 @2:00 EST

5 April 2022

We are very please to announce an event focused on the JDS's Digital Prose project. This webinar will be an update on the project and a formative (rather than merely informative) conversation...

Digital Features and Futures at the Annual Conference of the John Donne Society

9 March 2019

This year's annual conference of the John Donne Society featured a special digital theme. We started the program with a keynote address by Ray Siemens (University of Victoria) on “Donne...

New Donne Manuscript Discovery: The Hand of WA

6 February 2018

By Daniel Starza Smith (King's College London) and Matthew Payne (Westminster Abbey Library)This blog post offers further information about the discovery at Westminster Abbey of a manuscript...