The conceit of the conceit

Watts, Cedric (1990) The conceit of the conceit. In: Cookson, Linda and Loughrey, Bryan (eds.) Critical essays on the metaphysical poets. Longman, Harlow, pp. 9-18. ISBN 9780582060487

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Abstract

I argue that the 'conceit' (ingenious comparison) which is one of the characteristics of Metaphysical poetry often has an element of 'conceit' in the familiar modern sense.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Cedric Watts
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:57
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2012 14:49
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/28861
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