Direction in Donne’s Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward

Two central motifs which shape John Donne’s Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward┬ámake the poem challenging for contemporary readers: cosmology and liturgy. To some degree, they are a single motif, as the poem seems to argue. The poem, a meditation on the Crucifixion and the narrator’s spiritual condition, is set in the context of the motion … Continue reading Direction in Donne’s Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward