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Marprelate

Martin, the pen name of the anonymous author or authors of a series of satirical Puritan tracts (1588--89), attacking the bishops of the Church of England
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Nashe alludes to a string of "Iigges" that had victimized Martin Marprelate at the playhouses, from his being "drie beaten .
The first two and a half chapters develop Prendergast's thesis that railing texts provide a space for aesthetic experimentation and homosocial, often eroticized, ties between male authors through discussions of the Marprelate controversy, the Harvey-Nashe pamphlet wars, and the theatrical poetomachia involving Jonson, Marston, and Dekker.
They are the queer poetics of the Marprelate controversy; the promiscuous parthenogenesis of the Nashe-Harvey pamphlets; theaters of envy in The Poetomachia and Troilius and Cressida; aristocratic remains in Coriolanus and Timon of Athens; and dogges, verse, and effeminate men in the misanthropic railings of Anger, Sharp, and Munda.
Falstaff, Martin Marprelate, and the Staging of Puritanism," Shakespeare Quarterly 46 (1995): 47-75; Grace Tiffany, "Puritanism in Comic History: Exposing Royalty in the Henry Plays," Shakespeare Studies 26 (1998): 256-87; and Paul Whitfield White, "Shakespeare, the Cobhams, and the Dynamics of Theatrical Patronage," in Shakespeare and Theatrical Patronage in Early Modern England, ed.
In part, this is because of the tradition in ecclesiological debate of humorous abuse that stemmed back to the Marprelate tracts of the 1580s and before.
While John Penry has been proposed as the writer of the Martin Marprelate pamphlets, nothing conclusive has been established, and most students of Shakespeare would have some difficulty seeing Iago as Othello's "protagonist.
Lander considers such diverse moments of religious and print interventions as the Marprelate texts, Foxe's Book of Martyrs, the first and second quartos of Hamlet, and Milton's Areopagitica.
Theatrical companies had capitalized on the Marprelate phenomenon by developing a genre of anti-Martinist farce, in which risible characters representing the anti-prelatical "Martin" were subjected to violent abuse and even death (Talbert 1963, 54-55, 22).
C'est d'abord avec les pamphlets de Marprelate (autour de 1588) concernant la hierarchie de l'Eglise elisabethaine que le pamphlet devient un genre litteraire, regi par des conventions qui rendent accessibles des discours elitistes et theologiques aux lecteurs de la classe moyenne.
From Gutenberg to Wittenberg, Calvin to Elizabeth, Medwall to Martin Marprelate, he explores the ideas and rhetorical methodology of Protestantism.
sliding between high and low elements" (31), illustrating the remarkable polyphony of Nashe's work from the Marprelate pamphlets to the printed dispute with Gabriel Harvey.