Metaphysical wit /

English metaphysical poetry, from Donne to Marvell, is notoriously witty. In this 1992 book, A. J. Smith seeks the reason for the central importance of wit in the thinking of the metaphysical poets and argues that metaphysical wit is essentially different from other modes of wit current in Renaissan...

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Main Author: Smith, A. J. 1924- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Online Access:CONNECT