A Note on Bishop Godwin's "Man in the Moone:" The East Indies Trade Route and a "Language" of Musical Notes

  title={A Note on Bishop Godwin's "Man in the Moone:" The East Indies Trade Route and a "Language" of Musical Notes},
  author={James R. Knowlson},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  pages={357 - 361}
I should like to consider here, first, that part of the "terrestrial" section of the narrative which centers around the hero's stay on the island of St. Helena and, second, the language of musical notes that is spoken by the moon-dwellers and is recommended by Godwin as "a great Mystery and worthier the searching after then at first sight you would imagine." 6 It is interesting to note first of all that the route that Godwin's Spanish hero takes on his return home, following a stay in the East… 
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