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Bradbrook's The Growth and Structure of Elizabethan Comedy, Albert Feuillerat's John Lyly, William Ringler's "The Immediate Source of Euphuism," and Virgil K.
The use of euphuism in the context of an aspiration to courtliness in the two previous examples may throw light on the notorious parody of
Aesculapianism, Euphuism, Heracliteanism, and Cyrenaicism share a set of common principles that Pater sets against the Stoic ethos of second-century Rome.
Ostermark-Johansen follows up this study with "Serpentine Rivers and Serpentine Thought: Flux and Movement in Walter Pater's Leonardo Essay" (VLC 30 [2002]: 455-482) and "The Death of Euphues: Euphuism and Decadence in Late-Victorian Literature" (ELT 45 [2002]: 4-25).
I can't imagine a more felicitous staging of this play, which might well be accounted one of the Bard's "problem plays," though the problem in this case is how to bring off its labored lampoons on Lyly's Euphuism, a vein of poetic excess known to us now primarily because of Shakespeare's burlesque.
Also, such literary movements as Marinism (see Giambattista Marino ) in Italy, Gongorism in Spain, and euphuism in England were part of the baroque period.
The central paragraph is concerned with the stylistic vogue that Lyly inaugurated and contains the celebrated passage on euphuism quoted at the start of this essay, while the preceding and succeeding sections deal with the preservation and reception of the dramatist's work.
The influence of euphuism can be seen in the works of such writers as Robert Greene and William Shakespeare, both of whom imitated the style in some works and parodied it in others.
That ideal was based on his practive of euphuism, a scholarly method of writing for scholarly readers.
There is little plot in either romance; the interest lies chiefly in long philosophic discussions and in the elaborate and affected style that gave rise to the terms euphuism and euphuist.
Of these, Rosalynde is a dramatically plotted tale combining Senecan motives with the artifice of euphuism and Arcadian romance.
Preciosity in France was eventually carried to excess and led to exaggeration and affectation (particularly as reflected in burlesque writers), as it did in other countries--seen, for example, in such movements as gongorismo in Spain, Marinism in Italy, and euphuism in England.