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Looney and the Jews

An interesting discussion titled J. Thomas Looney and the Jews appeared on the humanities. lit.authors. shakespeare Google discussion group last week in response to John Gross’ review of James Shapiro’s new book Contested Will. The Gross review, “Denying Shakespeare” appeared in ...

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Cossolotto on About.com

About.com guide Lee Jamieson spoke to Shakespeare Oxford Society Second Vice-president for Publications/Public Relations Matthew Cossolotto for an interview,  “Introducing the Shakespeare Authorship Debate” , published March 9, 2010. Cossolotto said: Partisans of the Stratford theory are fond of circular reasoning. ...

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This tenth of March

Sid Lubow reminds us via Nina Green‘s Phaeton list that the date of March tenth was memorialized in the anonymous Elizabethan publication of A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres bound up in one small Poesy — Gathered partely (by translation) in the ...

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Holderness creed

Do yourself a good turn and hie over to novelist Michael Prescott’s blog to read “Graham Holderness Clarifies His Position” wherein — in a hilarious commentary on the nature of fame in the third millenium — Shakespearean scholar Holderness says: ...

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New Oxfordian Book Published [SOS Blog]

A collection of the works of Oxfordian Peter Moore has been published. Check the Shakespeare-Oxford Society blog website for details. Click Here

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Joan Leon appointed to SOS board

At the February 21, 2010 Shakespeare Oxford Society (SOS) board meeting, trustees named Joan Leon as an interim trustee to fill one of the positions left by the resignation of husband-and-wife board members Toni Downs and Stephen Downs. “I have ...

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U of Bamberg sponsors authorship event

U of Bamberg sponsors authorship event in response to Kreiler’s Der Mann der Shakespeare erfand: Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford from German correspondent Hanno Wember More than 25 reviewers (with only two exceptions) of Kurt Kreiler’s book — Der Mann ...

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Hughes on Merkel’s Mousetrap

Stephanie Hopkins Hughes has published a review and commentary on Marie Merkel’s online work-in-progress, The First Mousetrap & the Tudor Massacre of the Howards: With the wrongful deaths of Anne Boleyn, Queen of England (beheaded 1536); Catherine Howard, Queen of ...

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Publishers Weekly stars Contested Will review

Publishers Weekly printed this laudatory starred review of James Shapiro’s Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? in its Nonfiction Reviews section today. Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? James Shapiro. Simon & Schuster, $26 (352p) ISBN 978-1-4165-4162-2 Shapiro, author of the much ...

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