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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

A Textual Companion

  • Author: Stanley Wells,Gary Taylor
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 9780393316674
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 671
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A comprehensive accompaniment and resource for students and educators.

Gleanings from the Comedies of Shakespeare

Gleanings from the Comedies of Shakespeare

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 128
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Shakespeare by Another Name

Shakespeare by Another Name

The Biography of Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, the Man Who Was Shakespeare

  • Author: Mark Anderson
  • Publisher: Untreed Reads
  • ISBN: 1611871786
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 667
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The debate over the true author of the Shakespeare canon has raged for centuries. Astonishingly little evidence supports the traditional belief that Will Shakespeare, the actor and businessman from Stratford-upon-Avon, was the author. Legendary figures such as Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and Sigmund Freud have all expressed grave doubts that an uneducated man who apparently owned no books and never left England wrote plays and poems that consistently reflect a learned and well-traveled insider's perspective on royal courts and the ancient feudal nobility. Recent scholarship has turned to Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford-an Elizabethan court playwright known to have written in secret and who had ample means, motive and opportunity to in fact have assumed the "Shakespeare" disguise. "Shakespeare" by Another Name is the literary biography of Edward de Vere as "Shakespeare." This groundbreaking book tells the story of de Vere's action-packed life-as Renaissance man, spendthrift, courtier, wit, student, scoundrel, patron, military adventurer, and, above all, prolific ghostwriter-finding in it the background material for all of The Bard's works. Biographer Mark Anderson incorporates a wealth of new evidence, including de Vere's personal copy of the Bible (in which de Vere underlines scores of passages that are also prominent Shakespearean biblical references).

An Introduction to the Sonnets of Shakespeare

An Introduction to the Sonnets of Shakespeare

For the Use of Historians and Others

  • Author: John Dover Wilson
  • Publisher: CUP Archive
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 88
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Elizabethan Theatre History: An Annotated Bibliography of Scholarship, 1664-1979

Elizabethan Theatre History: An Annotated Bibliography of Scholarship, 1664-1979

  • Author: David Stevens
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1105175219
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 320
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Formerly published as "English Renaissance Theatre History: A Reference Guide" by G. K. Hall in 1982, this annotated bibliography of scholarship in the field of Elizabethan theatre history has been out of print for almost 30 years. Most academic libraries have a copy in their reference departments, and this classic is now available for the personal libraries of students and scholars in the field. It has never been easier to review the academic literature in such areas as reconstructions of Shakespeare's Globe Playhouse, and other public and private playhouses of Shakespeare's London; the court masques; Inigo Jones; Richard Burbage and other actors of the time; the Lord Mayor's Shows; Puritan opposition to the stage; and other such topics. The terminal date of 1979 reflects the date of original production, but with this tool it is a simple matter for the scholar to update his or her review of the literature. The comprehensive Index is invaluable, and Stevens also provides a preface and introduction.

Shakespeare

Shakespeare

The "lost Years"

  • Author: E. A. J. Honigmann
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • ISBN: 9780719054259
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 172
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This literary detective story throws light on the problem of what Shakespeare was doing between leaving school and appearing as an actor and playwright in London. Bringing forward historic and documentary evidence, this text argues that Shakespeare worked as a schoolmaster and player for a wealthy Catholic landowner in Lancashire and later for the Earl of Derby. One of the book's conclusions is that Shakespeare was probably a Roman Catholic. Step by step, this story of patronage, recusancy and aspiring talent is pursued through complex family relationships.

Shakespeare, Co-author

Shakespeare, Co-author

A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

  • Author: Brian Vickers
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN: 9780199269167
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 558
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No issue in Shakespeare studies is more important than determining what he wrote. For over two centuries scholars have discussed the evidence that Shakespeare worked with co-authors on several plays, and have used a variety of methods to differentiate their contributions from his. In this wide-ranging study, Brian Vickers takes up and extends these discussions, presenting compelling evidence that Shakespeare wrote Titus Andronicus together with George Peele, Timon of Athens with Thomas Middleton, Pericles with George Wilkins, and Henry VIII and The Two Noble Kinsmen with John Fletcher. In Part One Vickers reviews the standard processes of co-authorship as they can be reconstructed from documents connected with the Elizabethan stage, and shows that every major, and most minor dramatists in the Elizabethan, Jacobean, and Caroline theatres collaborated in getting plays written and staged. This is combined with a survey of the types of methodology used since the early nineteenth century to identify co-authorship, and a critical evaluation of some 'stylometric' techniques. Part Two is devoted to detailed analyses of the five collaborative plays, discussing every significant case made for and against Shakespeare's co-authorship. Synthesizing two centuries of discussion, Vickers reveals a solidly based scholarly tradition, building on and extending previous work, identifying the co-authors' contributions in increasing detail. The range and quantity of close verbal analysis brought together in Shakespeare, Co-Author present a compelling case to counter those 'conservators' of Shakespeare who maintain that he is the sole author of his plays.

Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline

Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline

Literature and Philology

  • Author: Helen Damico
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317732014
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 496
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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Shakespearean Illuminations

Shakespearean Illuminations

Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg

  • Author: Jay L. Halio,Hugh M. Richmond,Marvin Rosenberg
  • Publisher: University of Delaware Press
  • ISBN: 9780874136579
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 371
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Topics in this collection include discussions of acting the "Big Four, " as well as studies on politics, language, and history.

Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Casebook

  • Author: Antony Price
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Drama in English - Shakespeare, William - Midsummer night's dream - Critical studies
  • Page: 208
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The Arden Edition of the Works of William Shakespeare: Timon of Athens

The Arden Edition of the Works of William Shakespeare: Timon of Athens

  • Author: William Shakespeare,Una Mary Ellis-Fermor
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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  • Page: N.A
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Shakespeare's Festive Comedy

Shakespeare's Festive Comedy

  • Author: C L Barber
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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Feasting With Centaurs

Feasting With Centaurs

Titus Andronicus from Stage to Text

  • Author: Mariangela Tempera
  • Publisher: CLUEB
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: History
  • Page: 293
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Shakespeare's sonnets dated

Shakespeare's sonnets dated

and other essays

  • Author: Leslie Hotson
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 244
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"Two loves" and "a worthier pen"

the enigmas of Shakespeare's sonnets : an identification through a new approach

  • Author: Kaikhushru Dhunjibhoy Sethna
  • Publisher: Humanities Pr
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Poetry
  • Page: 300
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The Complete Works of Shakespeare

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

  • Author: William Shakespeare,Hardin Craig,David M. Bevington
  • Publisher: Scott Foresman
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: English literature
  • Page: 1447
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Shakespeare

Shakespeare

An Excerpt from the General Catalogue of Printed Books in the British Museum

  • Author: British Museum. Department of Printed Books
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 517
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 164
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A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children--filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. For the Oxford Shakespeare edition, Peter Holland's introduction looks atdreams and dreamers, tracing the materials out of which Shakespeare constructs his world of night and shadows.

The Man and the Writer

The Man and the Writer

  • Author: Allardyce Nicoll
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 166
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