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Players : the mysterious identity of William Shakespeare

Author: Bertram Fields
Publisher: New York : Regan Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the mystery surrounding Shakespeare's identity explores multiple theories, identifying inconsistencies within the Stratford-upon-Avon hypothesis while considering the less supported possibility of Shakespeare's nobility.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertram Fields
ISBN: 0060775599 9780060775599
OCLC Number: 57352815
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Tudors and Stuarts --
Shaksper's life --
The playwright's life --
The key issues --
A Stratford education --
What Shakespeare knew --
Local references --
The "Groatsworth of wit" --
The puzzle of the sonnets --
Behavior and outlook on life --
Internal inconsistency --
Sexual orientation --
Religious outlook --
Political and social outlook --
The will --
The monument --
The first folio --
What's in a name? --
What's in a face? --
Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford --
Christopher Marlowe --
Francis Bacon --
William Stanley, Earl of Derby --
Roger Manners, Earl of Rutland --
Queen Elizabeth --
Group and collaboration theories.
Responsibility: Bertram Fields.
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An analysis of the mystery surrounding Shakespeare's identity explores multiple theories, identifying inconsistencies within the Stratford-upon-Avon hypothesis while considering the less supported possibility of Shakespeare's nobility.

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