Love Shakespeare? Meet his peers! Most notable Shakespearean writers

When discussing English literature, "Hamlet" or "Macbeth" or other Shakespeare plays come to mind.   

Shakespeare's work endured, but many of his contemporaries were also great.   

We selected the best Shakespearean writers here. Prepare for Elizabethan times with a cup of coffee.  

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First on the list should be Robert Greene. The author enriched Jacobean and Elibethan literature.   

He gave the world great plays like "Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay."  

All of Robert Greene's works added depth to the literary scene of his time, making him stand out.Our second pick is John Webster.   

The macabre tragedy "The Duchess of Malfi" explores darker themes. It presents flawed and complex characters that are relatable.   

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