1631 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1628
1629
1630
1631
1632
1633
1634
A few months before his death, John Donne commissioned this portrait of himself as he expected to appear when he rose from the grave at the Apocalypse.[1] He hung the portrait on his wall as a reminder of the transience of life. The next year, a memorial statue of Donne was erected at St. Paul's Cathedral, with the statue carved from this image.[2]

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  1. ^ Lapham, Lewis. The End of the World. Thomas Dunne Books: New York, 1997. page 98.
  2. ^ Donne, John, The Complete English Poems, Introduction and notes by A. J. Smith, "Table of Dates", pp 24-25, Penguin Books, retrieved via Google Books on February 11, 2010
  3. ^ a b c Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  4. ^ Trent, William P. and Wells, Benjamin W., Colonial Prose and Poetry: The Beginnings of Americanism 1650-1710, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1903 edition, page 41