Thus Marlowe and Nashe
present two alternative frameworks for theatrical authority within Dido, Queen of Carthage.
Although this might seem hardly to need arguing (Nashe
explicitly places his treatise in a long tradition of mock-encomia), Andersen goes on to present an interesting account of some of the local tensions attendant on Yarmouth's control of the herring trade-tensions that would have been particularly visible to Nashe
as a native of Yarmouth's neighbour and rival, Lowestoft.
Both Henry Chettle and Thomas Nashe
felt obliged to deny that they had a hand in its writing.
Davis, however, argues that Nashe
satirizes the Renaissance's preoccupation to make history profitable.
McLuhan's history of the conflict between the three ways of the trivium serves to correct studies of Nashe
, but along the way he challenges scholarly understandings of Erasmus, Donne, the Reformation, the Renaissance, Scholasticism, and the Church Fathers.
Rhodes and Sawdy (London: Routledge, 2000), or a brilliant recent article on how Marshall McLuhan's doctoral dissertation on Thomas Nashe
fed into his later and more well-known writings: "On Speech, Print, and New Media: Thomas Nashe
and Marshall McLuhan," in Oral Tradition 24.
23) By 1590, as Thomas Nashe
notes in An Almond for a Parrat, Kemp seems to have been known by the Italian players.
In his original readings of More, Starkey, Smith, Nashe
, and others, Kendrick tries to retain the power of utopian fiction to remain situated in the "real" over and against Marin's restriction of utopia to a merely signifying practice.
The Classical Trivium: The Place Of Thomas Nashe
In The Learning Of His Time is a previously unpublished work of the late Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), presenting the story of western literary culture from antiquity to the Elizabethan age.
Chapter 5, "Flights from the Tudor Settlement; or, Carnival and Commonwealth Revised," presents the final application of Kendrick's "Carnival and Utopia" theme, this time to some of the pamphlets of Thomas Nashe
and to Francis Bacon's The New Atlantis.
dissertation themed on one such early pamphleteer in The Place of Thomas Nashe
in the Learning of His Time.
The young Marshall McLuhan (1911-80), himself a recent convert to Roman Catholicism, taught English at Saint Louis University from 1937 to 1944, with a leave of absence in 1939-40 during which he returned to Cambridge University with his new bride to work further on his dissertation on Thomas Nashe
and the verbal arts (grammar, rhetoric, and dialectic) in the sixteenth century.