Lyly


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English writer noted for his elaborate style (1554-1606)

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She rightly stresses the demands that the plays of Lyly make on performers, and offers a series of insights into Elizabethan court culture and its relationship with the children's companies.
As Jeanne McCarthy notes in this Forum, anyone reading a study of 1580s boy companies might never discover that adult companies operated at the same time (and vice versa), while discussion of canonical authors, especially Marlowe, Kyd, or Lyly, rarely set those writers against their less canonical contemporary theatrical culture.
Here, then, Sanchez looks to Donne's sermon on Lamentations 3.1 and his well-known letter to his mother after the death of his sister, Anne Lyly. I suspect many readers will be disappointed by how little Sanchez truly analyzes the sermon and the letter.
Detailed discussion of passages from William Shakespeare, John Lyly, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, and other early modern dramatists provides insights that illuminate Johnston's notable depiction of the dutifully submissive beardless boy--heroine, who parades herself as a pederastic boy in order to marry a bearded man to whom she has 'managed to establish her erotic subordination' (p.
That is to say, the eccentricity that constitutes the subject and argument of Uncommon Tongues manifests in the primary texts that constitute Nicholson's archive of English style: John Lyly's Euphues, Edmund Spenser's The Shepheardes Calendar, and Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great.
In her illuminating treatment of contemporary responses to John Lyly, for instance, Nicholson reminds us of Sir Philip Sidney's caustic remarks on the 'euphuistic' casting of 'sugar and spice upon every dish' (1) and his complaint that such 'straunge things cost too deere for my poore sprites'.
For example, John Charlewood, printer of Lyly's Endymion (1591), calls attention to current theater circumstances when he writes to the reader:
She describes the use of English in Thomas Elyot's Boke named the Governour and Roger Ascham's Scholemaster that were based on the theories of humanism; the division between allegiance to home and the attraction to the remote and alien, with the example of Thomas Wilson's Arte of Rhetorique; the style of John Lyly in Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit; Edmund Spenser's efforts to invent a poetic diction in The Shepheardes Calendar; and the problem of how to set limits for poetic expression, as seen in Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great.
The proverb "All's fair in love and war" is credited to John Lyly, a 16th century English writer and politician.
Croydon, United Kingdom, December 18, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Watches2u, a leading UK online watch shop, announces the appointment of Anna Lyly as its new buying director.
The third chapter examines three romantic comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labour's Lost, and Lyly's Sappho and Phao, while the final chapter discusses the masculinity of the shopkeepers in several city comedies.
Lyly Pramana, an Indonesian runaway maid, said working in Makkah during Haj is a golden opportunity to earn lots of money.
In a 1928 essay titled "Euphues Redivivus," Aldous Huxley compared Ros's style to that of John Lyly. Though Huxley doubts that Ros ever encountered the work of the Elizabethan Euphuists, he concludes that Ros "arrived independently at precisely the same state of development as Lyly and his disciples" (137); in any society, Huxley asserts, early attempts at literary language "are always productive of the most elaborate artificiality" (138), and it takes centuries before writers recognize "that art [is] possible without artifice" (138).
Other texts related to Shakespeare and early British theatre history, acquired by Wolfson over more than three decades, feature playwrights such as John Fletcher, Richard Brome, Ben Jonson, William Davenant, Thomas Dekker, John Ford, Thomas Middleton, Christopher Marlowe and John Lyly.
A brief review of Toole's juvenile work with respect to O'Connor and the grotesque is needed to develop this connection, but the transitional figure that I would like to examine first and more extensively is the Elizabethan poet and playwright John Lyly, a figure often associated with the rise of the novel, whose humor was the focus of Toole's undergraduate thesis at Tulane and Master's thesis at Columbia.