Author talk:John Donne

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"The Broken Heart" links wrongly to the text by Washington Irvine, which has the same name. I tried to correct this, but it's been reverted. Will try and correct again now.

Honey 18:18, 21 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Sorry, it was me who wrongly reverted your edit. I have already restored it and I do apologise for reverting your edit without first checking the reason for breaking the link. I better doublecheck next time... Christian S 18:40, 21 Oct 2004 (UTC)


The above was moved from Wikipedia. It looks ready for a move to the main namespace; however, there's no listing for it on Author:John Donne which make me wonder if it is perhaps mistitled or misattributed. If it is not, in which of the categories on that page would Meditation 17 (and presumably Meditations 1-16, if they ever turn up) belong? I'm no expert in this field, so hopefully someone who is will see this. --Kgf0 07:22, 12 November 2005 (UTC)

Unnamed poems[edit]

I changed the names of a few links to show the enitre first line of the poem (as oposed to the "famous" identifying words). For example:

Was changed to

--Gabrieldain 20:57, 3 April 2007 (UTC)

Elegy XX[edit]

As has been pointed out at Elegy XIX: To His Mistress Going to Bed, that particular elegy is usually known as no. 20. See here and here. Possibly this discrepancy arises because a Gutenberg version (from omits elegy 12. All the subsequent elegies need renaming. Since I don't have a printed copy of Donne I'm posting here the intention here in case there's another view. Chris55 (talk) 11:02, 29 July 2012 (UTC)