Kevin Gilvary Originally published in Brief Chronicles Vol. VII (2016), pages 1–15 Early in every biography of Shakespeare, writers advance two unfounded claims: firstly, that more is known about Shakespeare’s life than is commonly realised. The second claim, which I ...Read More »
A common objection to the Earl of Oxford as the author of Shakespeare's works is that he died in 1604, while perhaps a dozen of Shakespeare's plays are said to be written after that date. This article briefly examines this aspect of the authorship controversy.