NEW in the paperback edition:
- Analysis of Hand D (Shakespeare?) in the Sir Thomas More manuscript additions
- Reconsideration of the famous “Heywood Apology”
- Analysis of two annotations by George Buc, written on the title-pages of Locrine and George a Greene
- Henslowe’s “ne” annotation and its significance for play chronology
- Rebuttal to James Shapiro, Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? (Simon & Schuster, 2010)
Paperback edition published by shakespeare-authorship.com 2012.
Includes corrections and additions.
MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE NEW PAPERBACK EDITION
Quote from an Interview with Shakespeare Scholar and Editor Stanley Wells
[09/27/2013] Professor Wells discussed the Shakespeare authorship controversy, speaking and pronouncing Shakespeare, and editing Shakespeare’s texts.
"The best scholarly book by a non-Shakespearean is Shakespeare’s Unorthodox Biography, by Diana Price. I wrote several blogs recently trying to refute her claims in that book. She knows a great deal; it’s just a great shame that her knowledge is put to such ignoble ends. The anti-Shakespeareans are not necessarily ignorant people, some of them know a great deal. Nevertheless there’s something in their psyches that compels or persuades them to deny what seem to me to be obvious truths.
This Brunel University in England, although they claim they’re not anti-Shakespearean, nevertheless has given honorary degrees to Derek Jacobi, Mark Rylance and Vanessa Redgrave. They give honorary degrees to the three anti-Shakespeareans who are most prominent in the public eye.
Some of them come out in favor of a particular candidate, and it’s interesting that Derek Jacobi was Marlowe until a few years ago until he was paid for being in the film about the Earl of Oxford. Mark [Rylance] is more circumspect. He’s more happy nowadays just to take the view that it wasn’t Shakespeare. Diana Price is the same. Her book does not propound any specific candidate, it’s just saying that the evidence is against Shakespeare of Stratford."
Stanley Wells reviews Shakespeare's Unorthodox Biography
Diana Price reviews Shakespeare Beyond Doubt