The Shakespeare Authorship Question

James Shapiro's book, Contested Will is an excellent history of the so-called Shakespeare Authorship Question (theSAQ).

It's a book which all doubters and authorship theorists love to hate because it is well-researched, well reasoned and well-written, any one of which would be enough to make it unique in its field. It includes lots of research that the armies of Doubters didn't bother to do themselves and introduces them to thousands of things they didn't know. This is just a brief synopsis of his long survey. One of the reviews on Amazon neatly but unkindly described the book as 'A history of how irrational people think'.

For a brief overview, scroll down to the present day


SAQ History

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