The Forgeries of Jealousy
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1120 Wednesday, 26 May 2004
From: Graham Hall <
Date: Wednesday, 26 May 2004 08:13:09 +0000
Subject: The Forgeries of Jealousy
Possibly having just read the SHAKSPER Archives an author is moved to write:
"Shakespeare-worship sometimes had a strange effect on otherwise sane
people, semi-detaching or totally detaching them from a grasp on reality."
in a book about William-Henry Ireland written at the gallop (but
lightly) and with some arresting and amusing wordsmithy.
"The Great Shakespeare Fraud." Patricia Pierce. Sutton Publishing.(ISBN
Also on the topic of shifty Shakespeare scripts a new compilation of
"Making Shakespeare; From Stage to Page." Tiffany Stern. Routledge.
(ISBN 0 415 31965 X)
gives a compact assessment of the page-to-stage-to-page business.
(This is in the Accents on Shakespeare Series - Generally Edited by a
handsome young tyro Shakespearean.)
Life short - the eyesight shorter. But two books worth wearing one's
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