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Esther Singleton: How I Became an Oxfordian

Esther Singleton (1865-1930), was a prolific American author and journalist. Her dozens of books included topics such as furniture, European cities, and The Shakespeare Garden. Singleton‘s essay was written in 1921 and first published in the June/July 1940 (Vol. 1/4) issue ...

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John Gerhard Shuck: How I Became an Oxfordian

I have been convinced Shaksper did not write Shakespeare since I came across Dorothy and Charlton Ogburn Jr.’s book Shake-speare, the Man Behind the Name over three decades ago. The first thing I noticed was, of course, the signatures. The ...

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Waugaman Ebook on Shake-speare Free on Amazon through Feb. 1

Richard Waugaman, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University and author of 70 articles, book chapters, and book reviews on Shake-speare, has recently published the second edition of his first ebook, Newly Discovered Works by “William Shake-Speare,” a.k.a. Edward ...

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Waugh on Jonson’s ‘Sweet Swan of Avon’

The most celebrated description of “William Shakespeare” occurs in the 71st line of Ben Jonson’s poem “To the memory of My Beloved, The AUTHOR Mr William Shakespeare And what he hath left us,” prefixed to the First Folio of 1623: ...

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Brief Chronicles Volume Seven Now Available!

A message from SOF president Tom Regnier Dear Oxfordians, It is with mixed feelings that I announce the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship’s publication of Volume 7 of our superb journal, Brief Chronicles — now available online and in print. On the ...

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Mark Twain and “Shake-Speare”: Soul Mates

James Norwood

James Norwood One of the hallmarks of Mark Twain was irreverence. His first major publication, The Innocents Abroad, called into question the high culture of Europe, which he had experienced first-hand during an extended trip. Following his days as a ...

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Robin Phillips: How I Became an Oxfordian

My fascination with Oxford/Shakespeare was a coup de foudre, a sudden jolt. My first brush with Shakespeare came years ago, when as a young woman I was studying acting in London, with tutors from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts ...

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“Mr. W.H.” Identified in W. Ron Hess

Our October 25 installment of “How I Became an Oxfordian” featured a contest in which readers were invited to guess the true identity of a modern-day Oxfordian telling his story under the name, “Mr. W.H.” We invited readers to guess ...

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Is This the Ship that Launched 17,000 Words?

Why the Prince Royal Did Not Inspire The Tempest — Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director and Stratfordian, Gregory Doran, believes he has found the ship that might have inspired Shakespeare’s writing The Tempest, according to a recent article in The ...

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Cheryl Eagan-Donovan Screens Oxfordian Film at Boston Public Library

“The Shakespeare myth is about to undergo a huge paradigm shift, and what it means to be the greatest writer in the English language will never be the same.” — Cheryl Eagan-Donovan Filmmaker Cheryl Eagan-Donovan’s Oxfordian documentary Nothing is Truer ...

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