One of the finest University Wits of the 20th Century was the late Joe Sobran, a syndicated columnist and Shakespeare lover. In this short article, Mr. Sobran provides an update on the research into the marginalia of Edward de Vere’s Geneva Bible owned by the Folger Shakespeare Library.
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Written at the time he was a graduate student, Professor Roger Stritmatter provides an update on his analysis of the marginalia in the Folger Shakespeare Library’s copy of Edward de Vere’s 400 year-old Geneva Bible.
In response to mis-representations about the significance of Professor Stritmatter’s work on the Edward de Vere Bible by both the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Smithsonian Magazine, an article and letter of rebuttal to the Smithsonian appeared in the spring 1995 Shakespeare Oxford Society newsletter.
Richard Whalen, President of the Shakespeare-Oxford Society (at that time) provides a chapter-by-chapter review of Shakespeare IN FACT by Irvin Matus.
In this second review of Irvin Matus’ Shakespeare, IN FACT (1994), Publius, a pseudonym for a professor of Comparative Literature at an Ivy League institution, exposes the shoddy reasoning of the author.
An essay by Charles Vere, Lord Burford, who argues that getting the author of the Shakespeare canon wrong results in a misunderstanding what the Bard is saying.
Mark Anderson writes an editorial for a local newspaper that presents a compelling (but dated) summary of the case for Edward de Vere as the true author of the works of the Bard.
Supreme Court Justice Stevens addresses the search for truth and justice by discussing the view that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford is the true author of the Shakespeare Canon and how that view may help understand statutory construction.