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The Authorship of Shakespeare's Plays: A Socio-Linguistic Study
This book introduces a new method for determining the authorship of Renaissance plays. Based on the rapid rate of change in English grammar in the late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth centuries, socio-historical linguistic evidence allows us to distinguish the hands of Renaissance playwrights within play texts. The present study focuses on Shakespeare, his collaborations w ...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Cambridge University Press
(first published July 14th 1994)
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