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SOF Research Program Again Receives Grant for Matching Funds

A Message from John Hamill, Chair of the SOF’s Research Grant Program I am pleased to announce that the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship has received, for the second year in a row, a generous grant from the Joe W. & Dorothy Dorsett ...

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Looking Not on His Picture, but His Books: Two New Histories of Folger’s Quest for First Folios Shed Unintended Light on the Authorship Question

A Review Essay by Michael Dudley Originally published in Brief Chronicles First Folio Special Edition (2016), pages 133–139 The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio by Andrea E. Mays. Simon & Schuster, New York, ...

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Shakespeare’s Will…..Considered Too Curiously

Originally published in Brief Chronicles Vol. I (2009), pages 169–191 by Bonner Miller Cutting The last will and testament of William Shakespeare went unnoticed for approximately a century after his death in Stratford-on-Avon on April 23, 1616. The engraver and ...

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Shakespeare, Oxford and the Grammar School Question

Robin Fox Originally published in THE OXFORDIAN, Volume XI 2008, pages 113–136 There has been a checkered history of attitudes to William Shakespeare of Stratford’s possible education. There is no record of his having attended either school or university. At ...

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Call For Papers for 2017 Chicago Conference

Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Annual Conference October 12 – 15, 2017 — Chicago The Program Committee of the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship is pleased to announce that it is now accepting paper proposals for the 2017 annual conference in Chicago. Anyone interested ...

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Coast to Coast: The SOF Sends Speakers

SOF’s Speakers Bureau recently fulfilled requests for speakers on the Shakespeare Authorship Question (SAQ). Tom Townsend and Newton Frohlich made appearances on behalf of the Speakers Bureau. Tom Townsend was invited by Nancy Lucht, an SOF member, to speak on the SAQ ...

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A Dozen Shakespeare Plays Written after Oxford Died? Not Proven!

Richard F. Whalen Originally published in THE OXFORDIAN, Volume X 2007, pages 75–84 Prospero: …this rough magic I here abjure…I’ll break my staff, Bury it certain fadoms in the earth, And deeper than did ever plummet sound I’ll drown my book.   ...

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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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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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Authorship Skeptic Mark Rylance Knighted!

Mark Rylance–Shakespearean actor of the highest caliber, Oscar-winner, Shakespeare authorship skeptic, and honorary lifetime trustee of the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship–has been honored with a knighthood. The SOF congratulates Sir Mark Rylance on this well-deserved honor and wishes a happy new ...

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