Dear Friends: The Shakespeare Authorship question is heating up … and not only because of Roland Emmerich’s movie Anonymous. Check out the info and reviews below. Here’s the link for more information about tickets and schedules. If you’re in London ...Read More »
SOS-SF Joint Shakespeare Authorship Conference October 13-16, 2011 In Washington DC. Registration Form Now Available
The Shakespeare Oxford Society and The Shakespeare Fellowship Society Present The Washington DC Joint Authorship Conference October 13, 14, 15, and 16, 2011 in Washington, D.C. A tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library has been scheduled for October 14. The ...Read More »
Mark Rylance Speaks Out! Why It Matters To Him Who Wrote The Works of Shakespeare — Says It’s “An Absolute Crime” That People Are Being Taught The Works Were An “Impersonal Literary Exercise”
Many thanks to Ted Alexander for posting the text of Mark Rylance’s remarks on Phaeton. Rylance, currently starring in “Jerusalem” on Broadway, was speaking at a press conference on April 29, 2010, at Babelsberg Studios, Berlin, regarding the movie ‘Anonymous’ ...Read More »
Media Contact: Matthew Cossolotto Vice President, Communications and Outreach Shakespeare Oxford Society 914-245-9721 Matthew.Cossolotto@gmail.com Pointing to the scheduled Sony Pictures release this September of Anonymous, a major motion picture that challenges the traditional Shakespeare authorship theory, the Shakespeare Oxford Society ...Read More »
Dear Fellow Shakespeare Lovers! Several days ago a friend sent me a link to a blog called Beachcombing. As you’ll see, there’s a lengthy discussion and a few responses from readers (including a long submission from me) about the authorship ...Read More »
The Shakespeare Identity Crisis! Sony Pictures Launches Trailer for Anonymous — Release Scheduled for September 30th.
Tantalizing trailer for Anonymous. Check it out. Sir Derek Jacobi narrates. Great visuals. The costumes, scenes of The Globe, London, interior shots … all visually appealing. Looks like a quality production. Very dramatic and compelling. This intriguing question is posed: ...Read More »
The Shakespeare Chronology Recalibrated: Excellent Review by William S. Niederkorn of “Dating Shakespeare’s Plays” Published by the De Vere Society in the U.K.
Kudos to William Niederkorn for writing an excellent, insightful review of Dating Shakespeare’s Plays. And kudos to editor Kevin Gilvary and the many other contributors to this landmark work. I shouldn’t (and won’t) reprint the entire review here. Several paragraphs ...Read More »
In First Folio, a New Novel by Scott Evans, the 17th Earl of Oxford Emerges As The Author of The “Shakespeare” Works
In Scott Evans’ new novel, “First Folio,” priceless handwritten manuscripts reveal that the most famous writer in the world — William Shakespeare — was a fraud, and that the true author of Shakespeare’s iconic plays actually was Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford.Read More »
The next issue of The Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, published by the Shakespeare Oxford Society, will feature Spring Books. Anyone who would like to review a book or offer more generalized comments about the recent spate of books/movies concerning the Authorship ...Read More »
The Stylometrics Debate Continues Online: Three Articles from The Oxfordian Now Posted On The Shakespeare Oxford Society Website
Readers of The Oxfordian — the Shakespeare Oxford Society’s annual scholarly journal — have been privy over the years to a fascinating debate between Ward Elliott and Robert Valenza on the one hand and John Shahan and Richard Whalen on ...Read More »