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de Vere as Shakespeare: An Oxfordian Reading of the Canon

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The question may be met with chagrin by traditionalists, but the identity of the Bard is not definitely decided. During the 20th century, Edward de Vere, the most flamboyant of the courtier poets, a man of the theater and literary patron, became the leading candidate for an alternative Shakespeare. This text presents the controversial argument for de Vere's authorship of t ...more
Paperback, 271 pages
Published December 16th 2005 by McFarland & Company
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Tim
Oct 14, 2011 rated it liked it
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There is a great deal of good information in this book. Much of it is quite interesting, and I liked the play-by-play analysis of connections with de Vere.

However, I found that many of the pertinent points were repeated over and over. While some points clearly bore repeating, I would have liked to see a treatment that reduced the need for repetition. I realize in saying so that my liking of the play-by-play analysis and a call for less repetition may be at odds. Still, the style is somewhat dry,
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