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Why did Robert greene call shakespeare Upstart Crow?

Shakespeare had only a grammar school education yet was competing  with writers who had graduated from university. That made him an  upstart. The implication of "crow" is no (MORE)

Why was Shakespeare considered an upstart by many of his fellow playwrights?

At the beginning of his career, the playwriting field was dominated by writers who had university degrees, like Marlowe and Nashe and Greene and Lyly and Peele. These guys wer (MORE)