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More than skin deep: dissecting Donne’s imagery of humours (2015)
Journal Article
Bumke, A. (2015). More than skin deep: dissecting Donne’s imagery of humours. Review of English Studies, 66(276), doi:10.1093/res/hgv054. ISSN 0034-6551

This article explores John Donne’s imagery of humoral complexions in verse letters to patrons and in sermons. In the early modern period, the term ‘complexion’ referred to a person’s unique mixture of humours, the four bodily fluids thought to determ... Read More