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Shakespeares plays werent written by him, but by someone else of the same name

Douglas R. Hofstadter

Shakespeares plays werent written by him, but by someone else of the same name

an essay on intensionality and frame-based knowledge representation systems

by Douglas R. Hofstadter

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Published by Indiana University Linguistics Club in Bloomington .
Written in English


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StatementDouglas R. Hofstadter, Gray A. Clossman, and Martha J. Meredith.
ContributionsClossman, Gray A., Meredith, MarshaJ.
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Open LibraryOL13809109M

  The First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare's plays, assembled by two of his buddies after he died. Without it, plays like Macbeth and Twelfth Night might not have survived.   A quick flick through any edition of a Shakespeare play is a visual reminder that all his drama is written using both prose and verse. On the page, the prose runs continuously from margin to margin, while the verse is set out in narrower blocks, neatly aligned on the left (where lines all begin with capital letters), but forming a slightly ragged right-hand edge.

  some critics believe that he covered for someone who wanted to remain anonymous. or that someone wrote under that pseudonym. the reason they believe this is because there were no first drafts or notes about his work to have ever been found. there's also that it's unknown whether he actually went to college. so they believe he either printed these . Romeo and/or Juliet, with its interactiveness and casual, full of slang writing, was just what I needed after my latest bookish disappointment. This will surely be a book I'll revisit later on to check out how else these characters' story could end besides the This is what I /5.

  Shakespeare was, after all, in the business of mass entertainment. In his day, the theater was the most effective way to entertain and communicate with large audiences. Language changes and evolves over time, so the original meanings may have been lost to : Lee Jamieson.   Some have proposed that Francis Bacon authored some of Shakespeare's works, but most authorities believe that ALL that we credit to Shakespeare were actually written by Shakespeare. You might want to read Bacon's New Atlantis or his Essays. I particularly like his Essay on Books.


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Shakespeare's plays weren't written by him, but by someone else of the same name: An essay on intensionality and frame-based Author: Douglas R Hofstadter. No Elizabethan documents support the claim that Shakespeare's plays and poems were written by someone else, or that the actor Shakespeare was not the author Shakespeare.

There is also no evidence to suggest that the name used by this man who crafted the plays, sonnets, and poems was a pseudonym. The Homeric Poems were not written by Homer, but by another person of the same name. The plays of Shakespeare were not written by Shakespeare but by another man of the same name.

These remarks have been connected to well-known humorists and literary figures, e.g., Mark Twain, G. Chesterton, Lewis Carroll, Israel Zangwill, and Aldous Huxley.

Someone called William Shakespeare did work with Burbage’s theater company at The Globe, but did not write the plays. Shakespeare was putting his name to plays given to him by someone else. William Shakespeare was a pen Author: Lee Jamieson.

The "authorship debate" turns on the idea that some or perhaps even all of the plays that have been attributed to William Shakespeare were actually written by someone else. Currently, the plays of William Shakespeare are viewed as great English literature, and viewed as "high culture".

However I heard someone say that Shakespeare was writing "bawdy, violence filled plays written to entertain a mostly drunken and illiterate rabble". The Shakespeare authorship question is the argument that someone other than William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the works attributed to him.

Anti-Stratfordians—a collective term for adherents of the various alternative-authorship theories—believe that Shakespeare of Stratford was a front to shield the identity of the real author or authors, who for.

Get an answer for 'Was Shakespeare actually the author of his plays. Did Shakespeare himself write his plays or someone else wrote them for him.

Match the person to his claim to have written Shakespeare's plays. William Shakespeare most scholars accept this candidate 2. Edward de Vere a famous writer who wrote Shakespeare's plays on the side of a philosophical and political career 3.

Francis Bacon has biographical information that seems to match some events in Shakespeare's work 4. W riters and playwrights working in the same era as Shakespeare included Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, Ben Jonson and Thomas Dekker.

Competition between these Elizabethan playwrights, as well as the popularity of theatre, led to a 'golden age of drama' that produced some of the most important works in English literature. Many of those plays. Poor William Shakespeare is having an identity crisis.

Most people are content to accept that an Englishman with that name was born indied in and wrote plays, sonnets and poems in the. Shakespeare's quill was held by one hand. If you are a writer, if you are a playwright, if you have read extensively from very early in your life, you would have concluded long ago that style, brilliance and the personal imprimatur of an artist’s.

Shakespeare's plays are a canon of approximately 39 dramatic works written by English poet, playwright, and actor William exact number of plays—as well as their classifications as tragedy, history, or comedy—is a matter of scholarly debate. Shakespeare's plays are widely regarded as being among the greatest in the English language and are.

By when were Shakespeare's first 15 plays written. When did Shakespeare change the name of his company. ; when King James came into power. What was Shakespeare's company's name.

What did James' book Basilikon Doron say about the theme of kingship. King must listen to God, support country, and have integrity. been found documenting the 37 plays and sonnets” (p.

1) that Shakespeare did not do his own work. Everyone believes someone else with more of an education is the mastermind behind the plays and sonnets.

Someone like Christopher Marlowe, Edward de Vere, Francis Bacon, or perhaps a group of people. To begin with, examine Francis Bacon. William Rubinstein goes on to consider William Shakespeare himself in the same objective fashion.

This book is a fascinating, comprehensive, and up-to-date look at one of history's greatest mysteries. The Kindle Edition of 'Who Wrote Shakespeare's Plays?' contains 30 black and white illustrations/5(5). If you mean entirely in rhyme, the answer is none.

In fact, only two of his plays were written entirely in verse, "Richard II" and "King John." The others contain a mixture of verse and prose (non-poetic writing). Here's Hamlet talking in rhymed. Seven years after Shakespeare's death, John Heminge and Henry Condell, his friends and colleagues in the King's Men acting company, collected almost all of his plays in a folio edition, now called the First Folio.

A folio is a large book in which printed sheets are folded in half only once, creating two double-sided leaves or four pages. Folios. William Shakespeare was born on Apin Stratford-upon-Avon. The son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden, he was probably educated at the King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford, where he learned Latin and a little Greek and read the Roman dramatists.

At eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway, a woman seven or eight years his senior. He acknowledged as much by bringing a copy of the Metamorphoses on stage in his first tragedy, Titus Andronicus; by basing his first published poem, Venus and Adonis (the book that made his name Author: Jonathan Bate.the owner of the land on which Burbage had built his theater apparently decided to raise the rent the theater was somewhat behind in its rent payments, so the landlord threatened to take it over on January 20th,James Burbage's son Cuthbert and others in the company stealthily took their theater apart timber by timber and rowed the pieces across the river, where .Whilst the film itself is a work of fiction the contention that Shakespeare did not write the plays ascribed to him is not a new one.

The theory was first posited in the 19th Century, by an.