Joshua Eckhardt's Book Sheds New Light on Poet and Preacher John Donne

September 19, 2019

Religion Around John Donne coverJoshua Eckhardt, Ph.D., associate professor, has authored a new book, Religion Around John Donne (Penn State University Press), that examines the religious texts and books that surrounded the poems, sermons, and inscriptions of poet and preacher John Donne (1572-1631).

The book reveals how Donne’s writings have circulated throughout history, and how religious readers, communities, and movements affected the distribution and reception of his body of work. It makes a new contribution to Donne studies, religious history, book history, and reception studies, according to the publisher.

Read more about Joshua Eckhardt's Religion Around John Donne at VCU News.