"Donne's Compass Image" (originally entitled "Donne's 'Valediction: Forbidding Mourning' ") by John Freccero from ELH 30, no. 4 ( December 1963), © 1963 by The Johns Hopkins University Press.Reprinted by permission.
"Donne and the Limits of Lyric" by John Hollander from Vision and Resonance: Two Senses of Poetic Form, 2d ed., by John Hollander, © 1985 by Yale University.Reprinted by permission of Yale University Press.
"The Fearful Accommodations of John Donne" by William Kerrigan from English Literary Renaissance 4, no. 3 ( Autumn 1974), © 1974 by English Literary Renaissance. Reprinted by permission.
"Donne: The Imaging of the Logical Conceit" by Claudia Brodsky from ELH 49, no. 4 ( Winter 1982), © 1982 by The Johns Hopkins University Press.Reprinted by permission.
"Herrick and the Fruits of the Garden" by Thomas R. Whitaker from ELH 22, no. 1 ( March 1955), © 1955 by The Johns Hopkins University Press. Reprinted by permission.
"Letting Go: The Dialectic of the Self in Herbert's Poetry" by Stanley E. Fish from Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth-Century Literature by Stanley E. Fish, @ 1972 by The Regents of the University of California.Reprinted by permission of The University of California Press.
"Alternatives: The Reinvented Poem" by Helen Vendler from The Poetry of George Herbert by Helen Vendler, © 1970, 1975 by The President and Fellows of Harvard College