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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
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan H Nelson
ISBN: 9781846313592 1846313597
OCLC Number: 984803057
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 527 p., [16] p. de lám. :) : il., mapas.
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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