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Discovering Shakespeare : a chapter in literary history

Author: A L Rowse
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A. L. Rowse, an extremely eminent student of Elizabethan history and of Shakespeare, a gentleman and a scholar, has devoted this book to a truly exciting thesis: he claims that he figured out all the "mysteries" of Shakespeare's sonnets, published the results to the world, and was rewarded with horrified silence from the "Shakespeare Establishment."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: A L Rowse; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; A L Rowse; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A L Rowse
ISBN: 029779633X 9780297796336
OCLC Number: 22984891
Description: xiii, 177 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The historian's approach --
Shakespeare's autobiography --
The discovery of the dark lady --
New light on the early plays --
The history plays and contemporary life --
Light on the later plays --
The contemporary Shakespeare --
Criticism --
'Experts' and media-men.
Other Titles: Discovering Shakespeare.
Responsibility: A.L. Rowse.

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A. L. Rowse, an extremely eminent student of Elizabethan history and of Shakespeare, a gentleman and a scholar, has devoted this book to a truly exciting thesis: he claims that he figured out all the "mysteries" of Shakespeare's sonnets, published the results to the world, and was rewarded with horrified silence from the "Shakespeare Establishment."

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