By Frederick Keller

ISBN-10: 1440121389

ISBN-13: 9781440121388

ISBN-10: 1440121400

ISBN-13: 9781440121401

Is William Shakespeare of Stratford-Upon-Avon the genuine writer of the poems and performs attributed to him? This ebook as soon as and for all silences these critics who say he is not. It takes specific target at those that champion Edward de Vere, the seventeenth Earl of Oxford, whose crest was once a wild blue boar.
Who are those heretics who may strip Shakespeare of his laurels and drape them on a ""nobler"" forehead? ideal are John Thomas Looney, the Charlton Ogburn relations and the latter-day anti-Stratfordians Richard Whalen, John Michell, David McCullough, Lewis H. Lapham, Mark Anderson and others.
Using their very own phrases opposed to them, this ebook meticulously examines the claims of those Naysayers and destroys them.
In addition, you are going to know about Shakespeare's early decline and fall as a literary great; why so little is understood of Shakespeare's existence; and why his closest colleagues, Ben Jonson and the Shakespeare Folio editors, Heminges and Condell, were branded fools or liars.
Whether you're a instructor, scholar or just anyone attracted to one of many ideal literary questions of the day, you have to learn Spearing the Wild Blue Boar.

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