Had Marlowe not existed, Shakespeare would no doubt have written plays, but those plays would have been decisively different. As it is, he gives the impression that he made the key move in his career- the decision not to make his living as an actor alone but to try also to write for the stage on which he performed- under Marlowe’s influence.
and then it talks about them both having access to a lot of books via completely different sources (Kit from uni, Will from a Stratford friend working as a printer) and now I’m just wondering if they borrowed books from each other
what a pair of nerds
boys with collarbones (✿◠‿◠)
boys with clavicles (◕‿◕✿)
boys with spines (｡♥‿♥｡)
boys with patellas (≧◡≦)
boys with phalanges (◑‿◐)
boys with thoracic vertebrae (✿ ♥‿♥)
"Sir Philip Sidney had a shoving match with the Earl of Oxford"
First record of Richard Burbage:
aged 16, running out into the street, and hitting a debt collector in the face with a broomstick
what is even the matter with these people
writing adult emails is awful
hi [name of person],
this formatting is making me uncomfortable but I have to tell you something / ask you something that is vital to my career as a student.
I re-read and edited that sentence for an hour, but you’ll probably just glance over it for half a second.
i will do a lot of things but admitting im cold to my mum who told me to bring a jacket isn’t one of them