The September 2009 issue of the Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter will be mailed this week. This hefty, 48-page issue features:
· scholarly articles listed below,
· John Shahan’s response to skeptic Michael Shermer’s challenge in Scientific American also available on the SOS blog.
· updates on Cheryl Eagan-Donovan’s film project, “Nothing is Truer than Truth”,
· and the Paul Altrocchi and Hank Whittemore multi-volume project Building the Case for Edward deVere as Shakespeare also available here.
· as well as news items and reviews by Richard Whelan and Stephanie Hughes.
Scholarly articles include:
· Marie Merkel’s “Ben Jonson and The Tempest” – was the play by Shakespeare?
· Derran Charlton’s “Edward de Vere as Henry IV” – was Oxford on the stage?
· William Ray’s “Proofs of Oxfordian Authorship in the Shakespearean Apocrypha” – did Oxford ghost for Anne Vavasour?
· Robert Prechter’s “Sombody We Know Is behind No-body and Some-body” – was de Vere writing plays long before Shakespeare appeared on the scene?
Hardcopy of the newsletter is available as a benefit of Shakespeare-Oxford Society membership.
SOS membership also includes hardcopy of the SOS annual journal, The Oxfordian — a new issue of The Oxfordian is due out in time for the SF/SOS joint conference in Houston November 5-8, 2009.
Newsletter articles from all issues since January 1999 through the current issue (after a brief six-week embargo) are available free online through local, university, and state libraries under the Academic OneFile listing.
For example, I can log onto the Michigan state e-library at: http://mel.org by using my Michigan driver’s license, and access all files on the Academic OneFile listing that includes the Shakespeare-Oxford Newsletter. Articles are also available online through subscription to the Gale Group Access My Library site at: http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/browse_JJ_S091.
Linda Theil, Editor
Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter