Hester, M. Thomas

Dr. M. Thomas Hester is Distinguished Professor of English at North Carolina State University and the author of books and articles on Renaissance literature.

An Analysis of John Donne's Elegy XIX.
2016 1-4955-0456-5
Professor Hester, the foremost expert on the poetry of John Donne, analyzes Donne's Elegy XIX, "To His Mistress Going to Bed". The author suggests that the elegy is poem dedicated to America and early English exploration of the new world.

Close Reading of John Donne’s Epigrams
2016
Professor Hester is the world’s expert on the poetry of John Donne. In this book he delivers what he promises: an elucidation of the literary power of Donne’s epigrams as a genre.