Elizabethan Taste.

Author / Editor
Buxton, John.

Elizabethan Taste.

London: Macmillan, 1963.

Physical Description
xiv, 370 pp.; b&w illus.

Describes principles of aesthetic appreciation evident in Elizabethan architecture, painting, sculpture, music, and literature, including a section entitled "The Elizabethan Appreciation of Chaucer" (pp. 223-30) which emphasizes admiration of Chaucer for "keeping decorum" and for observing human character accurately, especially in TC. Discusses separately Edmund Spenser's uses of Chaucer.

Alternative Title
The Elizabethan Appreciation of Chaucer.

Chaucer Subjects
Chaucer's Influence and Later Allusion
Troilus and Criseyde