William Shakespeare | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by A. M. Challinor

This literature criticism consists of approximately 18 pages of analysis & critique of William Shakespeare.
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Critical Essay by A. M. Challinor

SOURCE: "Ten Arguments against Him," in The Alternative Shakespeare: A Modern Introduction, The Book Guild Ltd, 1996, pp. 48-64.

In the following essay, Challinor surveys ten arguments against the man from Stratford being the Shakespeare who wrote the plays and poems.

. . . Since this book does not aim to supplant the efforts of others in attacking the Shakespeare of orthodoxy, the anti-Stratfordian arguments may .. . be dealt with reasonably briefly. Below they are condensed into ten key points. These are essentially a personal choice. They are meant to be illustrative areas for starting investigation for oneself rather than a comprehensive statement. Thus each is presented only in very concise form, to give its flavour.

1 It Is Clear That the Shakespear, Shaxpere, Shakespeare, Shaxberd (or Whatever of the Several Other Variant Spellings You Wish) of Stratford and His Immediate Family Lacked Both Learning and Opportunities to Learn

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