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Letter from America A tale from the early days of Authorship Doubters, with sincere apologies to Alistair Cooke. Good evening. Once, in the... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
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
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
Ministering propaganda Some Oxfordian enthusiasts, after discovering that he wrote Shakespeare's work, are not content to leave it at that. Tying... 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
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
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
Painful Pericles The Painful Predicament of Pericles (for Oxfordians) Pericles is often seen as the runt of Shakespeare's litter. Although... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2
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
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
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
Premier League One area where we know De Vere excelled, to which he devoted a lot of his time, encompasses all the manly sports such as... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Prince Tudor and the Sonnets A Factual Desert. Biographical and autobiographical readings of Shakespeare’s sonnets feature on both sides of the... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2
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
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
Rhyme and reason Oxford's spoken and written English, rather than similar, was very different from Shakespeare's. Oxford rhymes “was” with “... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 4
Signature moves MacShakespeare and his fellow playwrights all had different styles. Their verse, vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure,... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Speak the speech . . . Speak the speech, I pray you..." Shakespeare wrote for performance. After four hundred years, his tragedies,... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
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
Synonymity In the race to complete a list of 100 reasons why Oxford did or did not write Shakespeare's plays, Hank Whittemore's site... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0 Marlowe
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
Tempests again “I freeze and burn, love is bitter and sweet,my sighs are tempests and my tears are floods, I am in ecstasy and agony, I am... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0 Tempest
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
The Great Dictator Faced with Sir Thomas More, a patchwork production by a rabble of commoners, which “like the toad … wears yet a... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
The great Globe itself... Shakespeare wrote not only for the theatre, but for different theatres. In 1609, the King's Men began playing at the... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
The Italian Job It was inevitable that we would need to look at the work of Richard Paul Roe at some time. After losing a game of 'who knows... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 1 Italy
The Spanish Comedy When new scholarship activity nears the Shakespearean quayside, the leaky Oxfordian tugboats mass together and bleakly chug... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0 Marlowe, Kyd
The stigma of anonymity There would have to be a reason, and a good one, for not putting your name on the world's finest body of artistic work. And... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
The talk of the town Another inconsistent claim made by Oxfordians is that the Earl of Oxford was highly rated as a playwright and author by his... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
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

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