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Contested Will : who wrote Shakespeare?

Author: James Shapiro
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro explains when and why so many people began to question whether Shakespeare wrote his plays.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Also issued in ebook format
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Shapiro
ISBN: 9781416541622 1416541624 9781439170229 1439170223 9780571235766 057123576X
OCLC Number: 419812516
Awards: Theatre Library Association George Freedley Memorial Award, 2011.
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Shakespeare --
Bacon --
Oxford --
Shakespeare.
Responsibility: James Shapiro.
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For two hundred years after William Shakespeare's death, no one thought to argue that somebody else had written his plays. This book unravels the mystery of when and why so many people began to  Read more...

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Shakespeare doubters debunked and deconstructed

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2012-06-01) Excellent Permalink

  This is a study of the history of people who doubt that Shakespeare wrote his plays, and it is both fun and educational. Shapiro samples the long portrait gallery of Shakespeare doubters, including Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Sigmund Freud, and others. But...
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