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Attempts to assassinate the character of numerous high profile doubters, while avoiding the arguments for other candidates altogether.Published 10 months ago by Mr HW
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 14 months 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 15 months ago by Rob Hollister, Jr.
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 17 months ago by Alaythia polymath
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 on August 29, 2013 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 on August 5, 2013 by Donald E. Fulton
He should have lied hereafter;
There would have been a time for such a lie.
Academia creeps in this petty pace from lie to lie
To the last syllable of recorded... Read more
Not such fun to read as Bill Bryson (In 2213, the literary world may quarrel over who wrote "Bryson"), but more weighty on the authorship question. Read morePublished on May 28, 2013 by Sol Doute
I've always been interested in this debate and leaned heavily toward Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, as the wielder of the pen of the bard. Read morePublished on May 14, 2013 by R. Williams