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Attempts to assassinate the character of numerous high profile doubters, while avoiding the arguments for other candidates altogether.Published 6 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 10 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 11 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 14 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 23 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 24 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 on June 11, 2013 by Jimeo722
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 Svein O. Haugen