This e-book is the results of fourteen years learn scrutinizing hundreds of thousands of old files. Dr Matthews finds by no means prior to visible proof in regards to the earliest quartos and the 1st folio – even new learn into the leather-based disguise of the Bodleian first folio and the way that exact replica got here into the ownership of the Turbutt family.
Dr Matthews has forensically dated nearly all of Shakespearean performs a few 20 years ahead of past students, comparable to Rowe, Malone and Chambers – a few performs dated as early as 1561 and 1558 – as much as six years sooner than William Shakespeare used to be born. Dr Matthews’ exemplary philosophical dissertation of the Shakespearean works and its critics, unearths a lot concerning the identification of the genuine authors.
A particular reference paintings necessary to Shakespearean students and scholars alike - this e-book redates the Shakespearean works, scrutinises each one candidate, and definitively solutions the authorship debate.