Robert Greene

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1558 – 1592

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Who was Robert Greene?

Robert Greene was an English author popular in his day, and now best known for a posthumous pamphlet attributed to him, Greenes, Groats-worth of Witte, bought with a million of Repentance, widely believed to contain an attack on William Shakespeare. He is said to have been born in Norwich. He attended Cambridge, receiving a BA in 1580, and an M.A. in 1583 before moving to London, where he arguably became the first professional author in England. Greene published in many genres including romances, plays and autobiography.

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Born
Jul 11, 1558
Norwich
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Died
Sep 3, 1592
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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