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Brilliant, but he reached the wrong conclusion. The information was so useful, for instance Shakespeare was the only playwright of his day to never changed a line a of script after... Read morePublished 1 month ago by swsprime
Shapiro does it all here. In a debate that can quickly become shrill, he gets to the bottom of a fascinating detective story about how the authorship "controversy" got... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rob Hollister, Jr.
Great price, fast shipping, and a GREAT book about Shakespeare, what more could you ask for?Published 2 months ago by Justin Pinchot
I have not read this book...however I do own Mark Anderson's book, Shakespeare by Another Name: the Life of Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, the Man who was Shakespeare. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alaythia polymath
This is the best book on the Shakespeare authorship controversy that one can own. This is because this book is not just a explanation of the controversy, but a historiography of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Gene Rhea Tucker
I bought this book sight unseen, hoping to find nothing more or less than a simple presentation of the merits of each candidate's claim for authorship. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Everett P. Goldner
In Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare, Shapiro makes a resolute and forceful case for William Shakespeare as the author of the Shakespeare plays. And why shouldn't he? Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bruce Hutchison
James Shapiro has written an interesting and wide ranging book on the authorship problem. The bibliographical essay at the end of the book runs 40 pages. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Donald E. Fulton
The reviews,and the blurbs on the cover, promised just what I was looking for. As a person interested in the competing theories, I thought I was buying an objective (well, as... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jimeo722