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Robert Greene, the First Bohemian

- January 27, 2016 in Books, Drama, Literature, marlowe, robert greene, roger bacon, shake-scene, shakespeare, university wits

Known for his debauched lifestyle, his flirtations with criminality, and the sheer volume of his literary output, the Elizabethan writer Robert Greene was a fascinating figure. Ed Simon explores the literary merits and bohemian traits of the man who penned the earliest known, and far from flattering, reference to Shakespeare as a playwright.