By Kevin Gilvary 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 examine here, is that the earliest biography about Shakespeare ...Read More »
ESU Shakespeare Authorship Debate Available Online — Link to the debate featuring Professor Stanley Wells CBE, Professor Michael Dobson, Rev Dr Paul Edmondson, Charles Beauclerk, and Doctor William Leahy.
http://www.esu.org/news/item.asp?n=12890 On Monday 6 June, the ESU hosted the Shakespeare Authorship Debate, with director Roland Emmerich. The debate also featured Professor Stanley Wells CBE, Professor Michael Dobson, Rev Dr Paul Edmondson, Charles Beauclerk, and Doctor William Leahy. The chairman for ...Read More »
Michael Dobson, professor of Shakespeare Studies at Birkbeck College/ University of London wrote a review of James Shapiro’s Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? that was published yesterday in The Financial Times. Dobson concluded his positive review with the comment: Contested ...Read More »
Three Stratfordian books are critically reviewed by Oxfordian Ramon Jiménez: Hamlet: Poem Unlimited, by Harold Bloom; Shakespeare: for all time, by Stanley Wells; and, The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare, edited by Michael Dobson and Stanley Wells.Read More »