Thomas Deloney Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Atkins, J. W. H. "Elizabethan Prose Fiction." In The Cambridge History of English Literature, edited by A. W. Ward and A. R. Waller, pp. 386–424. New York: Macmillan, 1933.

In a brief discussion of Deloney's novels (pp. 417–23), Atkins commends the writer's direct prose style, his robust humor, and his multi-faceted depiction of Elizabethan life.

Baker, Ernest A. "Deloney and Others." In his The History of the English Novel, pp. 170–99. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1929.

This highly significant appraisal of Deloney's prose fiction evaluates the novels' sources and construction, comments on...

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