Robert Greene (dramatist)  

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Robert Greene (11 July 15583 September 1592) was an English author best known today for his pamphlet Greene's Groats-Worth of Wit, containing a polemic attack on William Shakespeare. He was born in Norwich and attended Cambridge University, receiving a BA in 1580, and a MA in 1583 before moving to London, where he arguably became the first professional author in England. Greene published in many genres including autobiography, plays, and romances, while capitalizing on a scandalous reputation.



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