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Shakespeare and his authors : critical perspectives on the authorship question

Author: William Leahy
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
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The Shakespeare Authorship question - the question of who wrote Shakespeare's plays and who the man we know as Shakespeare was - is a subject which fascinates millions of people the world over and can be seen as a major cultural phenomenon. However, much discussion of the question exists on the very margins of academia, deemed by most Shakespearean academics as unimportant or, indeed, of interest only to conspiracy  Read more...
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Shakespeare and his authors.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2010293079
(OCoLC)432982998
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Leahy
ISBN: 9781441116307 1441116303
OCLC Number: 676695906
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 179 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: The Life of the Author; 1. On not Knowing Shakespeare (and on Shakespeare not Knowing): Romanticism, the Authorship Question and English Literature; 2. Malfolio: Foul Papers on the Shakespeare Authorship Question; 3. The Authorship Question: An Historian's Perspective; 4. The Distraction of 'Freud': Literature, Psychoanalysis and the Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy; 5. No Biography: Shakespeare, Author; 6. Shakespearean Selves; 7. Shakinomics; or, the Shakespeare Authorship Question and the Undermining of Traditional Authority.
Responsibility: edited by William Leahy.

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A collection of essays by some of the major international literary and cultural critics on the Shakespeare authorship question and controversy. It explores the Authorship question as a social,  Read more...

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