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Questions about the works of Sophie Read, a researcher at the University of Cambridge specialising in seventeenth-century English literature. In 2013 she published the monograph 'Eucharist and the Poetic Imagination in Early Modern England'.

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What does “mannered whimsy” mean?

What does "mannered whimsy" mean in the following passage taken from Eucharist and the Poetic Imagination in Early Modern England by Sophie Read? Marvell does, it is true, come off better from this ...