The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works


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"Pamphleteer, poet, story-teller, satirist, scholar, moralist and jester . . ." Thomas Nashe, a contemporary of Shakespeare, was writing in the 1590s, the zenith of the English Renaissance. Rebellious in spirit, conservative in philosophy, Nashe's brilliant and comic invective earned him a reputation as the "English Juvenal" who "carried the deadly stockado in his pen." In its mingling of the devout and bawdy, scholarship and slang, its brutality and its constant awareness of the imminence of death, his work epitomizes ...

The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works 1972, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140430677

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