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Eva Turner Clark: How I Became an Oxfordian

Eva Turner Clark, the author of Hidden Allusions in Shakespeare’s Plays became an Oxfordian after discussions with her friend, the prolific author, Esther Singleton. Their love of flowers, nature and skeptical inquiry drew them together. In 1931 she wrote this ...

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From the President: An Oxfordian Consensus

by Tom Regnier Who would dare assert that we know all there is to be known? – Galileo Galilei, Letter to Father Benedetto Castelli, 21 Dec 1613 This message appeared in the Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Winter 2017. Dear friends, There ...

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Two Shows Scheduled for SOF Chicago Conference

Attendees of the upcoming Chicago SOF Conference, October 12-15, are being offered not one, but two, very different theatrical events. Conference goers may attend a major new production of Taming of the Shrew at Chicago’s leading Shakespeare company, the Chicago ...

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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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Margit & Reinhard Greiling: How We Became Oxfordians

Our interest in Shakespeare started with the theatre in Germany, where we attended performances of favourite authors, such as Čechov, Ibsen, Schiller, and, mostly, Shakespeare. From the named “continental” authors, we knew something of their biography and understood that, for ...

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Semiotics and the Shakespeare Authorship Debate: The author—and his icon—do make a difference in understanding the works

Merilee Karr, MD Reprinted by permission from the Winter 2001 (36:4) issue of the Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter. —A companion piece, A brief history of interpretation, immediately follows this article (figures 1-3). A year ago I spoke to a high school ...

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Donald Miller: How I Became an Oxfordian

My path to becoming an Oxfordian began in 1995, when I came across a book by Richard Whalen titled “Shakespare: WHO WAS HE? The Oxford Challenge to the Bard of Avon, published the previous year. Up until that point, while ...

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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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Make a Viral Video: SOF Launches Authorship Video Contest

May 1, 2017 – The Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship has launched a video contest on the topic, “Who Wrote Shakespeare?” with a first prize of $1,000, a second prize of $500, and prizes of one-year memberships in the SOF to up ...

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Jepke Goudsmit & Graham Jones: How We Became Oxfordians

We had been creating original work for our Company since its founding in 1975. Now in 1998 we deviated from that course to undertake an experiment: tackling the most performed, interpreted and translated English play under the sun: The Tragical ...

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