M. St. Clare Byrne (essay date 1921)
SOURCE: Byrne, M. St. Clare. “Anthony Munday and His Books.” Library 1, no. 4 (March 1921): 225-56.
[In the following essay, Byrne claims that, while he is not regarded by many as a great writer, Munday does provide an interesting life study and his works do merit critical consideration.]
Anthony Munday has sometimes been under-rated, but I have no wish to put in a claim for him as a long-neglected genius. If justification for this paper is needed I would rather base it on his inconvenient Jack-in-the-box habit of appearing suddenly in the midst of some respectable academic controversy, as if maliciously determined to introduce as many complications and...
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