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Clemens, "The Sources of the Euphuistic Rhetoric;' John Lyly, Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit,

6. Richard Helgerson, in The Elizabethan Prodigals (Berkeley: U of California P, 1976),

writes: "Despite its seeming eagerness to reassert the content of the humanist curriculum and

to reemploy the humanist didactic method, The Anatomy of Wit covertly and perhaps uncon-

ist curriculum. Thus we see a formal balance of contraries that structures the entire work, with

8. G. K. Hunter, fohn Lyly: The Humanist as Courtier (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1962) 283. 9. According to Bond, both Euphues, the Anatomy of Wit and Euphues and His England

numbered seventeen editions by 1636, several of which combine the two romances in the same

alistic Pamphlets, 1580-1640 (London: Athlone, 1983), the influence of euphuism was most no-

ticeable during the 1580s and 1590s but soon lost out to other stylistic fashions (236-40 ).