The Shakespeare Claimants: A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories Concerning the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays
Psychology Press, 1962 - 320 էջ
This edition first published in 1962.
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: Bacon, Oxford, Derby and Marlowe.
The book contains an extensive bibliography and footnotes to guide the reader through the text.
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THEORIES AND THEORISTS
DENIGRATION OF AN ACTOR
THE CASE FOR FRANCIS BACON
THE CASE FOR THE OXFORD SYNDICATE
THE CASE FOR LORD DERBY
THE CASE FOR CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
PARALLELISMs AND THE PROMUs
THE NORTHUMBERLAND MS
THE FEUDAL ARISTOCRAT
PORTRAITS AND MONUMENTS
FOUR MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
A TUGOFWAR WITH THE FIRST FOLIO
CONFUSIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
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