The Shakespeare Claimants: A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories concerning the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Shakespeare Claimants

A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories concerning the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays, 1st Edition

By H. N Gibson

Routledge

330 pages

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Description

This edition first published in 1962.

The Shakespeare Claimants is a critical survey of the great controversy that has raged over the authorship of the Shakespearean plays. It provides the general reader with an outline history of this controversy and with a full description and analysis of the main anti-Stratfordian arguments. This book concentrates on the four main claimants: Bacon, Oxford, Derby and Marlowe.

The book contains an extensive bibliography and footnotes to guide the reader through the text.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
LIT014000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Poetry
LIT015000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare