5 edition of The Shakespeare authorship question found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||PR2947.O9 H8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 163 p.|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||72155224|
The author does not promote any alternative candidate, but clearly analyses the evidence for suggesting that Shakespeare's authorship of all the plays and poems conventionally attributed to him can reasonably be called into doubt. For those familiar with the Authorship Question, Diana Price's brilliant book is affordable at last! The Shakespeare Authorship Question. This article relates to A Prisoner in Malta. Christopher Marlowe, Renaissance playwright and poet – and protagonist of Phillip DePoy's A Prisoner in Malta – produced a handful of dramatic masterpieces in his relatively short life. That is, if you believe he died at age 29 in a bar fight at a public house in Deptford, in southeast London.
In Shapiro’s account, the mischief of the authorship controversy began with a kind of scholarly original sin. For a new edition of Shakespeare’s . The Shakespeare Authorship Question. by Les Hewitt September 5, In a German literary critic called Karl Bleibtreu suggested that the 5th Earl of Rutland was the true author of Shakespeare. Manners did marry the daughter of Philip Sydney and Bleibtreu believed that the pair collaborated to write the complete works of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare and the Authorship Question: Part 2 Posted on October 7, by digipixijo The first chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare () is titled “Authorship,” and is written by research academic, literary scholar, Renaissance literature expert, and computational stylist, Professor Hugh Craig. Conspiracy Claim: Shakespeare’s plays contain such vast knowledge of foreign places and familiarity with courtly and aristocratic affairs to have been written by someone born so low in England’s social order. Debunking Claim: Elizabethan England featured numerous playwrights of lowly or humble backgrounds, some even worse off than Shakespeare. The Bard was such an amazing talent .
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People like Christopher Marlowe and, indeed, a variety of aristocrats, Lord Bacon, the Earl of Oxford, have been proposed as the true author of Shakespeare. But the intriguing thing about Meres is that he does mention Christopher Marlowe, Francis Bacon, the Earl of Oxford, elsewhere as writers.
Scott McCrea's THE CASE FOR SHAKESPEARE: THE END OF THE AUTHORSHIP QUESTION thoughtfully and brilliantly erases all doubt as to the authorship of Shakespeare's plays. A must read for anyone interested in Western culture and literature and the nature of by: 2.
"The Shakespeare Authorship Question: A Crackpot's View" is a quick, fun read that will leave you wondering why schools and colleges aren't teaching both sides of the Shakespeare story. I am a "crackpot." More accurately, I have a "psychological aberration." I am also "ignorant," "a snob" and "a publicity hound."/5.
For more than two hundred years, the authorship of the works known as the Shakespeare canon has been called into question. Each chapter in this book explores an issue that has not been closely investigated, bringing new depth to the Shakespeare Authorship Question. For example, the man from Stratford -upon-Avon was rich: he owned five houses/5(13).
The Shakespeare authorship question is the argument about whether someone other than William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the works attributed to him.
Search ShakespeareMag with Google Home Introduction Meet Will Authorship Quotes Books DVDs Archive. Professor Bryan H. Wildenthal has published a landmark new book, Early Shakespeare Authorship book refutes the commonly heard Stratfordian claim that nobody entertained any doubts about authorship until hundreds of years after the death of William Shakspere of Stratford-upon-Avon (), the actor and businessman conventionally credited as the author.
The Shakespeare authorship question is a theory (which was first proposed during the Victorian era) that William Shakespeare did not write the plays and poems which were accredited to. Among mainstream Shakespeare scholars, Contested Will may be disconcerting for another reason. The book, just out from Simon & Schuster, argues that the authorship question is the one subject that.
Doubts about Shakespeare’s authorship and attempts to identify a more educated, worldly and high-born candidate, Stratfordians contend, reveal not only misguided snobbery but a Author: Sarah Pruitt. The Shakespeare Authorship question - the question of who wrote Shakespeare's plays and who the man we know as Shakespeare was - is a subject which fascinates millions of people the world over and can be seen as a major cultural phenomenon.
However, much discussion of the question exists on the very margins of academia, deemed by most Shakespearean academics as. The authorship question is therefore not merely a matter of honoring the true author, though that itself is an important ethical obligation for any serious reader.
It is also about restoring a sense of authenticity to, and better understanding, the works of "Shakespeare" that so many of us love, study, and enjoy. The last two plays in the Shakespearean corpus, Henry VIII and The Two Noble Kinsmen, may be collaborations with John Fletcher.
Shakespeare also may have had a small part in writing the play Double Falsehood, first published in and thought to be mainly the work of Fletcher. In his new book, AKA Shakespeare: A Scientific Approach to the Authorship Question, Sturrock explores the argument through the eyes of four fictional characters, each with a different perspective on the debate.
They voice their opinions on 25 pieces of evidence, but Sturrock invites readers to weigh in as well and arrive at their own conclusion. As James Shapiro's new book rehearses the loony arguments about our greatest playwright, we ask some of today's finest Shakespearean actors and directors their thoughts on the authorship question.
The Shakespeare authorship question is an enormous field, and the only way to compile this book is to pick the brains of many, many people.
Readers are encourage to suggest any evidence items not currently included, and contribute arguments and counter arguments, in order to make this book truly comprehensive and truly neutral. Get this from a library. Shakespeare and his authors: critical perspectives on the authorship question.
[William Leahy;] -- "This collection brings together leading literary and cultural critics to explore the Authorship Question as a social, cultural and even theological phenomenon and consider it. This article was originally published as part of a newsletter for the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Bard Association members.
Become a member of the Bard Association today by contacting [email protected] The Oxfordian position on the Shakespeare authorship question is that Edward de Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford, wrote the works attributed to William Shakespeare. This abridged essay focuses on examples of Shakespeare’s handwriting, whether the author was noble, and, in the context of authorship, does it matter.
I highly recommend this book; it’s probably one of the best I’ve read regarding authorship studies. Most writers, such as S. Schoenbaum are extremely demeaning to those that question that the guy from Stratford probably didn’t write the plays.
Shakespeare Authorship. There are a number of theories surrounding the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays, but most are based on one of the following three ideas: The William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon and the William Shakespeare working in London were two separate people.
They have been falsely connected by : Lee Jamieson. In her book about the plays’ female characters, Tina Packer, the founding artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, asked the question very much on my mind. Even to dabble in authorship.James Shapiro's book, Contested Will is an excellent history of the so-called Shakespeare Authorship Question (theSAQ).
It's a book which all doubters and authorship theorists love to hate because it is well-researched, well reasoned and well-written, any one of .Two partisans explain and debate the authorship question. Looking For Shakespeare.
To date more than 4, books have been written on the authorship question. Passions and interest have.