Richard Hakluyt Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Review of The Principal Navigations, by Richard Hakluyt. The Athenaeum, No. 3979 (30 January 1904): 137-8.

Review of two volumes of The Principal Navigations which finds in Hakluyt's literary style an echo of Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy.

Jones, John Winter. Introduction to Divers Voyages Touching the Discovery of America and the Islands Adjacent. London: The Hakluyt Society, MDCCCL, 171 p.

A wide-ranging introduction to Hakluyt's first major work. Addresses the French exploration of Florida, includes Hakluyt letters, dedicatory...

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