Books tagged: shakespeare authorship

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The Master of the Ceremonies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
For nearly four hundred years the world has believed that the actor William Shakespeare was the greatest writer that has ever lived. A chance discovery by an independent researcher has finally thrown up the proof that the world has been waiting for. The world was wrong. Finally we have found the author that the world and the works deserve. The greatest story never told. Until now.
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Keir Cutler, who possesses a PhD in theater, tells the fascinating historical account of how the mulberry tree in back of Shakespeare's former home became “one of the most valuable assets of the town,” and why its cutting down was viewed as a "sacrilege."
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
Shakespeare FAQ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are surprises in this book. Is Brutus a pompous nitwit? Why was Othello black? What was this plague that closed the theatres? Are the 'bad' quartos all that bad? Why the shifting from 'you' to 'thou'? Did the Globe Theater have toilets? Why is it called "Measure for Measure"? Isn't Petruchio in the "Taming of the Shrew" just a domineering coward? Was Shakespeare recognised in his own time?
Christopher Marlowe - the man who wrote Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
2016 is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Imagine that Christopher Marlowe did not meet his death in a tavern brawl on 30 May 1593 but with the aid of the secret service escaped to Italy and an innocent stranger killed in his place. This essay ponders the idea that the Shakespeare canon was influenced by Marlowe who sent scripts back to England from Padua, his place of exile.
The Rest is Silence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,330. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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The Countess of Oxford, Anne Cecil after her death, re-visits the events and trials of her own life and that of her husband, the 17th Earl of Oxford. She discovers secrets which have remained silent to this day, yet still live on in the words of Shakespeare.
The Pelican Code
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A modern thriller about Shakespeare not writing his own works. Passions run high in the authorship debate,but no proof has ever been found....until now. In Padova,Northern Italy,coded material is found which if decoded & released would prove Shakespeare was a fraud. Competing interests come together in a David & Goliath battle between passion & greed – the passion to prove & the need to protect.
The Masque of William Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
William Shakespeare was caught up in a real-life drama of espionage, false identities, and finally murder. The victim was Christopher Marlowe, Shakespeare's one and only rival. Follow the author as he presents the bizarre facts surrounding the world's greatest writer.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.