The Shakespeare Claimants: A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories Concerning the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays
Psychology Press, 2005 - 336 pages
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 I 24
PARALLELISMS AND THE PROMUS
THE NORTHUMBERLAND MS
THE FEUDAL ARISTOCRAT
XIV PORTRAITS AND MONUMENTS
FOUR MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
A TUGOFWAR WITH THE FIRST FOLIO
CONFUSIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
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