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Monstrous adversary : the life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Author: Alan H Nelson
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003.
Series: Liverpool English texts and studies, 40.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Elizabethan Court poet Edward de Vere has, since 1920, lived a notorious second, wholly illegitimate life as the putative author of the poems and plays of William Shakespeare. The work reconstructs Oxford?s life, assesses his poetic works, and demonstrates the absurdity of attributing Shakespeare?s works to him. The first documentary biography of Oxford for over seventy years, Monstrous Adversary seeks to  Read more...
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Nelson, Alan H.
Monstrous adversary.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2004401816
(OCoLC)52975941
Named Person: Edward De Vere Oxford, Earl of; Edward De Vere Oxford, Earl of; Edward De Vere Oxford, Earl of
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan H Nelson
ISBN: 9781781387726 1781387729 9781846313592 1846313597
OCLC Number: 276174269
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 527 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1: Roots, 1548-1562 --
pt. 2: Youth, 1562-1571 --
pt. 3: Emancipation, 1571-1574 --
pt. 4: Exploration, 1574-1576 --
pt. 5: Alienation, 1576-1579 --
pt. 6: Intrigue, 1579-1580 --
pt. 7: Sedition, 1580-1581 --
pt. 8: Release, 1581-1585 --
pt. 9: Reiteration, 1586-1591 --
pt. 10: Renewal, 1592-1959 --
pt. 11: Re-engagement, 1595-1599 --
pt. 12: Decline, 1600-1604 --
pt. 13: Aftermath, 1604-1613.
Series Title: Liverpool English texts and studies, 40.
Responsibility: Alan H. Nelson.
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The Elizabethan Court poet Edward de Vere has, since 1920, lived a notorious second, wholly illegitimate life as the putative author of the poems and plays of William Shakespeare.  Read more...

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