Smith seeks the reason for the central importance of wit in the thinking of the metaphysical poets.Smith argues that Donne is properly called a metaphysical poet because his verse is overwhelmingly concerned with metaphysical problems, such as derive from or resemble the problem of the Many and the One. Yet Donne is not a Dante oranbsp;...
|Author||:||A. J. Smith|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2006-12-14|