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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume III. Renascence and Reformation.

XVI. Elizabethan Prose Fiction

§ 15. Nicholas Breton

Nicholas Breton is another of Greene’s successors, his chief romantic work consisting of Strange Fortunes of two excellent princes (1600). Like Ford, he manages to shake himself free of faded Euphuisms, but his methods of romance are the methods of Greene, stiffened, perhaps, by a sense of inartistic symmetry.