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The Earl of Oxford and the making of "Shakespeare" : the literary life of Edward De Vere in context

Author: Richard Malim
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Topics include an overview of English literature from 1530 through 1575, major transitions in theatre, and an examination of Oxford's life and events leading to his literary prominence. The sonnets, his early poetry, juvenile "pre-Shakespeare" plays, and his acting career are of particular interest. An appendix examines the role and how he became associated with Oxford's work" --Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edward De Vere Oxford, Earl of; William Shakespeare; Edward De Vere Oxford, Earl of; Edward De Vere; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Malim
ISBN: 9780786463138 0786463139
OCLC Number: 692291433
Description: x, 312 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
English literature, 1530-1575 --
The life, 1550-1575 --
Oxford in Italy --
The revolution in English literature --
The revolution in the theater --
The life, 1576-1590 --
The life, 1590-1604 --
Aftermath --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Richard Malim.

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"Topics include an overview of English literature from 1530 through 1575, major transitions in theatre, and an examination of Oxford's life and events leading to his literary prominence. The sonnets, his early poetry, juvenile "pre-Shakespeare" plays, and his acting career are of particular interest. An appendix examines the role and how he became associated with Oxford's work" --Provided by publisher.

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