Books tagged: elizabethan theatre

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Christopher Marlowe - the man who wrote Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Imagine that the Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe did not meet his death in a tavern brawl on 30 May 1593 but with the aid of Elizabeth’s secret service escaped to Italy and an innocent stranger killed in his place. This essay assumes that to the truth and examines the works of Shakespeare as being influenced by Marlowe forwarding part or completed scripts from his place of exile.
Mark Twain's 'Is Shakespeare Dead?'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Author profile
Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare, adapted as a monologue for the stage by Keir Cutler, PhD. Performed across North America since 2002. "Cutler humorously distills Twain's thesis that Shakespeare didn't actually write the great works attributed to him. It's a compelling argument . . . great comic effect." Orlando Sentinel