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By Jeffrey Kahan
This booklet strains the formation and influence of the recent Shakspere Society, created in 1873, which devoted itself to fixing the mysteries of Shakespeare’s authorship in terms of technology. This promise, besides the fact that, used to be undermined not just through the antics of its director, Frederick J. Furnivall, but in addition via the inexactitudes of the checks. Jeffrey Kahan puzzles out how a society geared in the direction of technological know-how speedy devolved right into a sequence of grudge matches. still, the recent Shakspere Society set the bibliographical and biographical schedule for the subsequent century—an strange legacy for a corporation that used to be rife with intrigue, enmity, and incompetence; lives have been ruined, attorneys consulted, and scholarship (mostly undesirable) produced and published.
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The Quest for Shakespeare: The Peculiar History and Surprising Legacy of the New Shakspere Society by Jeffrey Kahan