Lecture: On John Donne
Thursday, 21 November 2013 at 19:00
City of Westminster, United Kingdom
21 November 2013, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6/£5 SOLD OUT
John Carey, British literary critic and emeritus Merton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford explores the poetry and personality of John Donne.
In partnership with the Royal Society of Literature.
John Donne by Unknown English artist, oil on panel, circa 1595
Purchased with help from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, The Art Fund, Lord Harris of Peckham, L.L. Brownrigg, the Portrait Fund, Sir Harry Djanogly, the Headley Trust, the Eva & Hans K. Rausing Trust, The Pidem Fund, Mr O. Damgaard-Nielsen, Sir David and Lady Scholey and numerous Gallery visitors and supporters, 2006
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