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The Shakespeare claimants

H Gibson

The Shakespeare claimants

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibilography

    Statementa critical survey of the four principal theories concerning the authorship of the Shakespearean plays
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22796126M
    LC Control Number62005964


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The Shakespeare Claimants is a critical survey of the great controversy that has raged over the authorship of the Shakespearean plays. It provides the general reader with an outline history of this controversy and with a full description and analysis of the main anti-Stratfordian arguments.

This book concentrates on the four main claimants Cited by: 3. This edition first The Shakespeare claimants book in The Shakespeare Claimants is a critical survey of the great controversy that has raged over the authorship of the Shakespearean plays.

It provides the general reader with an outline history of this controversy and with a full description and analysis of the main anti-Stratfordian arguments. This book concentrates on the four main claimants:.

The Shakespeare Claimants is a critical survey of the great controversy that has raged over the authorship of the Shakespearean plays.

It provides the general reader with an outline history of this controversy and with a full description and analysis of the main anti-Stratfordian by: 3. : The Shakespeare Claimants: A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories Concerning the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays (Classic Reprint) (): Gibson, H.

N.: Books/5(5). Read "The Shakespeare Claimants A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories concerning the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays" by H. N Gibson available from Rakuten Kobo. This edition first published in The Shakespeare Claimants is a critical survey of the great controversy that has : Taylor And Francis.

In many ways Shakespeare is the perfect subject for a Bryson book. Shakespeare scholars have included some colorful and eccentric characterssuch as Delia Bacon and J.

Thomas Looneywhich is one of Brysons specialties. Shakespeare is The Shakespeare claimants book sufficiently mysterious, most of his life being buried in the oblivion of historyan important thing for /5. Get this from a library. The Shakespeare claimants.

[H N Gibson] -- A critical survey of the four principal theories concerning the authorship of the Shakespearean plays. The Shakespeare authorship question is the argument that someone other than William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the works attributed to him.

Anti-Stratfordians—a collective term for adherents of the various alternative-authorship theories—believe that Shakespeare of Stratford was a front to shield the identity of the real author or authors, who for. The Shakespeare claimants; a critical survey of the four principal theories concerning the authorship of the Shakespearean plays.

The Shakespeare claimants; by Gibson, H. N A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive. Shakespeare: The World as Stage is a biography of William Shakespeare by author Bill page book is part of Harper Collins' series of biographies, "Eminent Lives".The focus of the book is to state what little is known conclusively about Shakespeare, and how this information is known, The Shakespeare claimants book some discussion of disproved theories, myths, and that which is Author: Bill Bryson.

The Great Shakespeare Controversy, like History and Science, is a subject that goes on expanding. New generations of theorists are constantly putting forward new claimants for the authorship of the immortal plays, and orthodox scholars are constantly discovering new details about the life and background of the Stratford actor, which they beat into weapons to repel the.

About this Item: Methuen & Co Ltd, Hardcover. Condition: Poor. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. Good reading copy, ex library with marks on the front and rear pastedowns where labels removed, front endpaper excised, stamps on title page verso but otherwise complete, in an unclipped dustjacket which is chipped and has a repaired tear at top of front.

Book Description. This edition first published in The Shakespeare Claimants is a critical survey of the great controversy that has raged over the authorship of the Shakespearean plays. It provides the general reader with an outline history of this controversy and with a full description and analysis of the main anti-Stratfordian arguments.

Shakespeare's Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature by Stuart Kells book review. Click to read the full review of Shakespeare's Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Nicholas Delbanco. The Shakespeare controversy: an analysis of the claimants to authorship, and their champions and detractors / by: Hope, Warren.

Published: () Shakespeare and his authors critical perspectives on the authorship question / Published: (). 'Shakespeare Beyond Doubt shows, once more, that the fickle authorship controversy still exists not because there is no evidence that Shakespeare was Shakespeare but because anti-Shakespeareans refuse to acknowledge it and prefer the creative route of constructing an imaginary and speculative truth.

History does not work like that. You can’t escape William Shakespeare. You read his plays and poems in school and have seen his works adapted into everything from Disney films (The Lion King) to ’90s teen comedies (10 Things I Hate About You).You probably also regularly quote him without realizing it: phrases like “wild-goose chase,” “green-eyed monster” and “wear your heart on your sleeve” Author: Lincoln Michel.

William Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories. William Shakespeare ticks all the boxes in terms of a Conspiracy Theory Candidate. First off little is known about him, and secondly, he is a world-renowned figure.

Therefore people will postulate ideas to fill in gaps which there is no proof of, yet which could account for many unaccounted questions about William. The Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship contends that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays and poems traditionally attributed to William literary scholars reject all alternative authorship candidates, including Oxford, interest in the Oxfordian theory continues.

Since the s, the Oxfordian theory has been the most popular alternative. The first and best book by a lit-department professor on the Authorship Question in more than a century, Contested Will, says Elliott, used old-optics analysis first to narrow the principal claimants to Francis Bacon and the Earl of Oxford, then to show that Shakespeare was a far more credible candidate than either of these.

After an abortive attempt to dig up Shakespeare’s grave, she suffered a complete breakdown; she was committed to a mental hospital and died in But even as the waves were closing over her, she was becoming a famous woman.

Hardly anyone read her book, but her message spread rapidly, publicized by the press in many different countries. A friend has sent me a new book, from England--The Shakespeare Problem Restated--well restated and closely reasoned; and my fifty years' interest in that matter--asleep for the last three years--is excited once more.

It is an interest which was born of Delia Bacon's book--away back in that ancient day, or maybe The findings of the book allow us to be more confident about the divisions of the collaborative plays, and confirm the status of Edward III as a strong candidate for inclusion in the canon.

Using graphs to present statistical data in a readily comprehensible form, the book also contains a wealth of information about the history of the English Cited by: The first, popularized in an enormous book by Ignatius Donnelly, The Great Cryptogram (), is to find a secret cipher in the works that reveals the.

This dark day in history, known as Evil May Day, was portrayed in a then-banned play called The Book of Sir Thomas More, believed to be written between and William Shakespeare and two Author: Anne Quito. The students’ assignment was to use computers to find which, if any, of the 58 Shakespeare “claimants” listed in the Reader’s Encyclopedia of Shakespeare.

Both of the authors of this book [on the Clinic’s findings] were the Clinic students’ advisors, but not their bosses. Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare. - Ebook written by James Shapiro. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?/5(19). shakespeare hamlet "Hamlet" by Shakespeare: qui. "qui", not "Quixote" love stories: love stories: peare: by Shakespeare: peare: about Shakespeare # ebook no.

juvenile : juvenile lit in German: verne ( | ) by Verne in French or Italian: love stories. austen: love stories not by Austen: jane austen cat. Stuart Kells Stuart Kells is an author and book-trade historian. His history of Penguin Books, Penguin and the Lane Brothers, won the prestigious Ashurst Business Literature critically acclaimed biography of Kay Craddock—the first female president of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers—Rare, was published in His most recent book.

In the twentieth century, a book by English schoolmaster J. Thomas Looney gave new life to the cause of de Vere as the real author of Shakespeare's works. In the decades after the book was published ina whole army of Looney supporters. Chapter I(from My Autobiography)Scattered here and there through the stacks of unpublishedmanuscript which constitute this formidable Autobiography andDiary.

I had expected a strong overlap between Shapiro's book and the parallel sections of Schoenbaum's Shakespeare's Lives, the year history of attempts to create a Life of there is no replication.

Shapiro is no less scholarly, but he goes further in striving to understand the creators, and gullible victims, of the idea that Shakespeare did not 4/5. A friend has sent me a new book, from England--THE SHAKESPEARE PROBLEM RESTATED--well restated and closely reasoned; and my fifty years' interest in that matter--asleep for the last three years--is excited once more.

It is an interest which was born of Delia Bacon's book--away back in that ancient day, or maybe One of the early Roundtable endeavors was the sponsorship of the Claremont Shakespeare Computer Clinic. Guided by Professor Ward Elliott and funded by Sloan Foundation and Irvine Foundation grants, the Clinic designed a computer program to process newly-available etexts and discover which of the 37 testable Shakespeare claimants had written.

Updated at p.m. ET on June 7, On a spring night inI stood on a Manhattan sidewalk with friends, reading Shakespeare aloud. We were in line to see an adaptation of Macbeth and had. The Shakespeare Clinic has developed 51 computer tests of Shakespeare play authorship and 14 of poem authorship, and applied them to 37 claimed “true Shakespeares,” to 27 plays of the Shakespeare Apocrypha, and to several poems of unknown or disputed authorship.

No claimant, and none of the apocryphal plays or poems, matched Shakespeare. Cited by:   Shakespeare The World as Stage (Book): Bryson, Bill: William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of wild supposition arranged around scant facts.

With a steady hand and his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful muddle to reveal the man. James Norwood. One of the hallmarks of Mark Twain was irreverence.

His first major publication, The Innocents Abroad, called into question the high culture of Europe, which he had experienced first-hand during an extended ing his days as a prospector and journalist in Nevada and California, Twain moved to New York City and soon received a.

Sobran's recent Alias Shakespeare is a substantial tome too. Even a fictive autobiography of Oxford, The Lost Chronicle of Edward de Vere by Andrew Field, runs to pp in the Penguin edition.

It is something of a relief, then, to open Dennis Baron's slim paperback, which takes a mere pages to promote the cause of Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl. Casson has previously expounded this theory in a book, Sir Henry Neville Was Shakespeare: The Evidence, and says the annotations in the Belleforest could have been made by Neville.Shakespeare The World as A Stage (eBook): Bryson, Bill: International bestseller Bill Bryson brings us this brilliantly readable biography of the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

Join Bill as he takes you on a journey through Elizabethan England, tackling the myths, half-truths and downright lies to make sense of the man behind the masterpieces. Shapiro does not waste words on the preposterous, but he does uncover the mechanism of fantasy and projection that go to make up much of the case against Shakespeare.

His book lays bare, too.