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" But wit, abstracted from its effects upon the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. Of wit, thus... "
Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their ... - Página 21
por Samuel Johnson - 1864
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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Ursprünge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 páginas
...occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. Of wit, thus defined, they [the metaphysical poets] have more than enough. The most heterogeneous ideas...and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtility surprises; but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought, and though he sometimes...
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Abbasid Belles Lettres

Julia Ashtiany, Gerald Rex Smith, T. M. Johnstone, Julia Bray, J. D. Latham, R. B. Serjeant, María Rosa Menocal, University of Cambridge, Raymond P. Scheindlin, Cambridge University Press, Michael Sells - 1990 - 517 páginas
...combination of dissimilar images or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike" and that "the most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...ransacked for illustrations, comparisons and allusions", so the cAbbasid critic al-Amidl complains of Abu Tammam and his unfamiliar and far-fetched metaphors.42...
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The Idea of Difficulty in Literature

Alan Carroll Purves - 1991 - 176 páginas
...lot more adjustment to Donne a century later when Samuel Johnson described the "metaphysical" style: The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art arc ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtlety...
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William Empson: The Critical Achievement

William Empson - 1993 - 319 páginas
...kind of discordia concors: a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. Of wit, thus defined, they...and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtlety surprises; but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought, and, though he sometimes...
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The Challenge of Periodization: Old Paradigms and New Perspectives

Lawrence L. Besserman - 1996 - 244 páginas
...combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. . . . The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions." In other words, they did not obey the classical prescriptions for mimesis or representation of reality,...
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Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Professor of English Literature Thomas Docherty, Thomas Docherty - 1996 - 222 páginas
...of the Poets (1781; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 19o6), i. 14, discussing 'metaphysical' poets: 'Of Wit, thus defined, they have more than enough....heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together.' It is, of course, in mis kind of 'wit' that Eagleton (and 'Theory') excel. finding homogeneities where...
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Closet Devotions

Richard Rambuss - 1998 - 193 páginas
...he missed them, wonders more frequently by what perverseness of industry they were ever found. . . . The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...and allusions; their learning instructs and their subtlety surprises, but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought, and though he sometimes...
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The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science

Peter Harrison - 2001 - 313 páginas
...dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike'. He continues: 'The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...ransacked for illustrations, comparisons and allusions. 'Johnson apparently had little taste for the didactic aspects of metaphysical poetry, concluding that...
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The Poetics of Decadence: Chinese Poetry of the Southern Dynasties and Late ...

Fusheng Wu - 1998 - 277 páginas
...combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblance's in things apparently unlike. . . . The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions."19 Remarkably, uneasiness about Li He's poetry in the Chinese tradition echoes what Johnson...
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Impartial Stranger: History and Intertextuality in Gibbon's Decline and Fall ...

Peter Cosgrove - 1999 - 290 páginas
...concors. Indeed Gibbon conspicuously alludes to Samuel Johnson's critique of metaphysical poetry, that "the most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions." 24 For Gibbon, theology and its propensity for frolicking in the multiple connotations of the material...
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