Euphuism (Literary Term)

Euphuism (Literary Term)

A conspicuously formal and elaborate prose style which was in vogue in 1850s in drama, in prose fiction, and probably also in the conversations of English court circles. Continue reading Euphuism (Literary Term)

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Euphues: The Anatomy of wit (1578)

Euphues: The Anatomy of wit (1578)

Euphues, a young man of Athens, arrives at Naples, where he forms a friendship with young Philautus. He falls in love with Lucilla, the betrothed of Philautus, and is duly jilted by that fickle mistress. Continue reading Euphues: The Anatomy of wit (1578)