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Nash

or Nashe  (năsh), Thomas 1567-1601.
English writer noted for his witty, often invective literary criticism and for The Unfortunate Traveller (1594), a picaresque adventure narrative.
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(Biography) Thomas. 1567–1601, English pamphleteer, satirist, and novelist, author of the first picaresque novel in English, The Unfortunate Traveller, or the Life of Jack Wilton (1594)
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As Sonia Massai has argued, a consideration of Wise's larger output shows that he specialized in texts by writers under the direct patronage of George Carey (namely, Thomas Nashe, Thomas Playfere, and Shakespeare, as the leading dramatist from the Chamberlain's Men), suggesting that a patronage connection may have motivated the publication of Shakespeare's plays, as well as their attributive claims.
Nashe, Thomas. The terrors of the night or, A discourse of apparitions.
Nashe, Thomas. "To the Gentlemen Students of both Universities." Menaphon.