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Fictions of authorship in late Elizabethan narratives : Euphues in Arcadia

Author: Katharine Wilson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford English monographs.
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"The sensational narratives of John Lyly, Robert Greene, and Thomas Lodge established prose fiction as an independent genre in the late sixteenth century. The texts they created are a paradoxical blend of outrageous plotting and rhetorical sophistication, high and low culture. Although their works were feverishly devoured by contemporary readers, these writers are usually only known to students as sources for
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Robert Greene; Robert Greene
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Wilson
ISBN: 019925253X 9780199252534
OCLC Number: 62188889
Description: 185 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : 'The ironicall recreation of the reader' --
The making of Master G.H. : Gascoigne, Whetstone, Grange, and Harvey --
Strange and incredible adventures: Lyly's Euphues and Greene's Mamillia --
Greene's Glucupilica --
Knowing your place : Greene's Pandosto and Menaphon --
From Arden to America.
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Katharine Wilson.
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John Lyly, Robert Greene, and Thomas Lodge created the pulp fiction of the later sixteenth century. Their pamphlets combined sensational plots, adventurous heroines, and self-conscious narrators.  Read more...

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Wilson's book is a fine, well-written piece of scholarship that deserves to be read by every scholar of early modern English literature. Joshua Phillips, The Sixteenth Century Journal ...reveal[s] Read more...

 
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