The rise and progress of euphism in English literature

by Thomas A. Baggs

Institution: University of Birmingham
Department: Department of English
Year: 1912
Keywords: PE English; PN Literature (General); PN0441 Literary History; PR English literature
Record ID: 1491614
Full text PDF: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/4552/


This thesis looks at the structural and ornamental aspects of euphuism as a rhetorical device. The influences of Italy and Spain are analysed, as well as its native influences. Chapters include the progenitors of Euphues and the sources of Lyly. The progress of euphuism and its influences on English literature are explored.