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Blue suede shoes Is the work of the early Elvis Presley, making recordings for Sun Records in the mid-50's, distinguishable from the work of... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 6
Poetry/Prose converter There's not very much demand for this device, it has to be admitted. In fact I can't see it making its reserve on ebay. The... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
What's the leklywhode? Oxford's spelling was idiosyncratic, even for an Elizabethan. He almost always wrote "lek" for like, in all its forms: "... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Two Noble Kinsmen Based on Chaucer's Knight's Tale, another revealing prologue lies at the start of this late play whose authorship the... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Reason for reasons Can Shakespeare’s true identity be worth all the effort that has been expended on supporting all the different candidates in... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Take a letter Oxfordians make much of the fact that there are no surviving letters written by Shakespeare as if the fact that the 70... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
A conspiracy  There are hundreds conspiracy theories out there, They allow their subscribers to feel one up on the rest of us—in... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Weetabix While flicking through my pictures of the Mid-West, I came across the bright colours you see here on a very dull day. ... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 1
Like . . . something or other Oxford is almost a stranger to the basic poetic building block of metaphor. The few he uses in his poetry and writing are... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 3
Hidebound academia The authorative work on Oxford and his contemporaries at the court of Elizabeth is The Elizabethan Courtier Poets by... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 1
Persuasion Oxford as a brilliant writer is a construct, all made up of fantasy and theft. “What he hath left us” is a dismal little... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2
Signature moves MacShakespeare and his fellow playwrights all had different styles. Their verse, vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure,... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Not Ed Oxfordians claim the sonnets published as SHAKE-SPEARE’S SONNETS fit the life story of the Earl of Oxford better than they... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 7
Statosphere "Judging from their surviving writing, Shakespeare was not just 100 times better than Oxford, he was also 80 times... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 26 Chronology, Stylometry
Drink to me While they were both alive, Ben Jonson clearly felt a sense of rivalry with his fellow playwright. As an artist, Will not... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
No No Vulcano Isola Vulcano was, until recently, the Oxfordian’s location of choice for Prospero’s Island. Not much can really be... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2 Italy, Wild Surmise
I am not a lawyer Another key assumption found in all Oxfordian argument is that the plays contain detailed knowledge of the law, which could... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Henry V Part 1 Oxford didn't write Henry V. There are three distilled essences of Shakespeare in Henry V. Each is individually an anathema... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Prefiguring genius A key part of the Oxfordian's theory is that the work which we know was circulated and published in his name, and is... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Neologism The full online Oxford English Dictionary contains definitions for 600,000 words, almost all with an example of usage from... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Handy Hand D Hand D, the fragment of lost play Sir Thomas More, thought to be in Shakespeare's handwriting, is in the news again.... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 7
The Writer Who Wasn't There  Nobody Claimed Oxford Wrote The Canon (until about the 20th century at least). This is probably the single most... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Even Hawking I know a hawk from a handsaw,said Hamlet while plotting in Elsinore;but the Bard sadly erred - it was really a bird... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2 Falconry
Brave New Avon  I.Alexander Waugh has trumpeted the Second Coming; has bespoken his morning coat, and seen the invitations tastefully... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
The Golding Variations The myth of Oxford as a child prodigy and polymath is utterly unfounded. The film has him writing A Midsummer Night's... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Je n'accuse pas No-one said he wrote plays. De Vere, in his long and colourful life, made many enemies and was involved in numerous lawsuits... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Putting a lid on it 'So does recreating 17th century seating and atmosphere allow any similar revelations about the text? On the basis of The... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2
Looney Tunes In his famous thesis, Roger Stritmatter joins Thomas J Looney in the First Article of the Oxfordian Credo which detects... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Covell Conspiracy Revving it up Reverend William Covell’s Wikipedia entry states that he “took part in the controversy about how far the newly... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 6
Tin Ear Fully a third of Oxford's surviving letters are taken up with his campaign to hold the Crown's monopoly on Cornish tin-mines... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0

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