Allinson, Mark. “Re-visioning the Death Wish: Donne and Suicide.” Mosaic 24:1 (Winter 1991). 31–46.
Andrewes, Lancelot. Ninety-Six Sermons. 5 Vols. Oxford: John Henry Parker, 1843. Vols 3, 5.
Aries, Philippe. The Hour of Our Death. Trans. Helen Weaver. New York: Knopf, 1981.
Bald, R. C. John Donne: A Life. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Barthes, Roland. A Lover's Discourse: Fragments. Trans. Richard Howard. New York: Hill and Wang, 1978.
Bataille, Georges. Eroticism, Trans. Mary Dalwood. London: Marion Boyars, 1987.
Baumgaertner, Jill. “'Harmony' in Donne's 'La Corona' and 'Upon the Translation of the Psalms'.” John Donne Journal 3:2 (1984): 141–56.
Bellette, Antony. “Art and Imitation in Donne's Anniversaries.” Studies in English Literature 1500–1900 15 (1975): 83–96.
Belsey, Catherine. The Subject of Tragedy: Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama. London & New York: Routledge, 1993.
______. “Towards cultural history—in theory and practice.” Textual Practice 3 (1989): 159–72.
Berry, Philippa. Of Chastity and Power: Elizabethan Literature and the Unmarried Queen. London and New York: Routledge, 1989.
Bevan, Jonquil. “Hebdomada Mortuum: The Structure of Donne's Last Sermon,” Review of English Studies XLV: 178, (May 1994): 184–203.
Bewley, Marius. “Religious Cynicism in Donne's Poetry,” Kenyon Review 14 (1952): 619–46.
Bicknell, E. J. A Theological Introduction to the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England. Ed. H. J. Carpenter. London: Longmans, 1955.
Bingham, Caroline. James I of England. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1981.
Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate and Timea Szell, Eds. Images of Sainthood in Medieval Europe. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1991.
Bond, Ronald B., Ed. Certain Sermons or Homilies (1547). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1987.
The Book of Common Prayer 1559. Ed. John E. Booty. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia for the Folger Shakespeare Library, 1976.
Booty, John E., Ed. The Book of Common Prayer 1559. The Elizabethan Prayer Book. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia for the Folger Shakespeare Library, 1976.
Brooke, Christopher N. L. The Medieval Idea of Marriage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989.