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The ‘Post-Truth World’ of Sir Jonathan Bate

Some observations on the Shakespeare authorship debate of 2017: ‘Who Wrote Shakespeare? | Sir Jonathan Bate & Alexander Waugh’, 21st September 2017 at Emmanuel Centre, London. By Steven Steinburg The full debate can be viewed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgImgdJ5L6o&sns=fb [Note regarding quotations and ...

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SOF Announces Winners of 2017 Research Grant Program

The Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship’s Research Grant Program selection committee has awarded grants for Oxfordian research to Michael Delahoyde and Coleen Moriarty, Gary Goldstein, and Eddi Jolly.  The Committee had the sum of $20,000 available for grants in 2017 – $10,000 from ...

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Sky Gilbert: How I Became an Oxfordian

I’m a gay writer, meaning not only that I am gay but I often write about gay subject matter. Gay characters are the heroes of my stories: the straight characters are the cheerful next door neighbours who stop by now ...

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What Happened to Shakspere’s Missing Book “Inventory”?

When anti-Stratfordians point out that William Shakspere of Stratford left no books in his will, and that indeed there is no evidence that he ever owned a book, orthodox Stratfordians often respond by hypothesizing that there must have been a ...

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Chris Pannell Steps Down as Oxfordian Editor; Search for New Editor Begins

The Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship is sad to announce that Chris Pannell, editor of the SOF’s peer-reviewed journal, The Oxfordian, is stepping down from his post in order to concentrate on his other literary pursuits. The SOF Board has appointed a ...

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Shelly Maycock: How I Became an Oxfordian

Perhaps you are expecting a biographical profile that explains how I became a scholar of the mysteries of Shakespeare? Not exactly. I received a great education that was equally strong in Science, History and Literature. I entered Virginia Tech with ...

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The Fall of the House of Oxford

Nina Green Originally published in Brief Chronicles Vol. 1 (2009), pages 41–95 Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, was born on 12 April 1550, the only son of John de Vere (1516-1562), 16th Earl of Oxford, and his second ...

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Shakespeare’s Sexuality: and how it affects the Authorship Issue

John Hamill Originally published in THE OXFORDIAN, Volume 8, 2005, pages 1–35 In Shakespeare, whose works deal with every aspect of human life, we would expect to see much about sex, and indeed we do. Everything he wrote deals with ...

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Radical New Edition of Shakespeare by Oxford University Press Debunked

After evaluating the new edition of Shakespeare’s works by Oxford University Press (OUP), three scholars contend that the editors have failed to prove their hypothesis that Shakespeare worked with 11 co-authors throughout his career. Their review has been published in ...

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The Rediscovery of Shakespeare’s Greater Greek

Earl Showerman Originally published in THE OXFORDIAN, Volume 17, 2015, pages 163–191 There has been a rebirth in appreciation for the dramatic power of ancient Greek tragedy in twenty-first century American culture. Wyatt Mason’s recent Harper’s Magazine article, “You are ...

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