John Lyly

Novelist, Author

1553 – 1606

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Who was John Lyly?

John Lyly was an English writer, poet, dramatist, playwright, and politician, best known for his books Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit and Euphues and His England. Lyly's literary style, originating in his first books, is known as euphuism.

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Born
1553
Canterbury
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • Magdalen College, Oxford
  • University of Oxford
Died
Nov 1, 1606
London

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