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Contested Will : who wrote Shakespeare? / James Shapiro.

  • Author

    Shapiro, James S

  • Date published

    2010

  • Publisher

    London : Faber, 2010.

  • Subject

    Literature. eflch

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Authorship.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Baconian theory.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Oxford theory.

  • Accession number

    83439471

  • Class

    61/SHA

  • ISBN

    9780571235766 (hbk.), 057123576X (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    x, 367 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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General note: Includes essays on Sir Francis Bacon and the Earl of Oxford. Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: Discusses the mystery of when and why so many people began to question whether Shakespeare wrote the plays among them such leading writers and artists as Sigmund Freud, Henry James, Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Orson Welles, and Sir Derek Jacobi.