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Bacon the poet of Shakespeare"s plays
Bacon, the 'Shakespeare' Leader of Poets and Writers. Francis Bacon is known to have worked with many poets and writers, with many of them forming his literary studio of 'good pens', including the poets Ben Jonson, John Lyly, John Florio, John Davies of Hereford, Sir . the plays now recognised as Shakespeare's. Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the 19th century. The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare's genius, and the Victorians worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that George Bernard Shaw called.
But early on in the book is a wonderful poem in praise of Shakespeare by Ben Jonson. Ben Jonson; friend, rival, fellow actor, fellow playwright. And he describes Shakespeare there, in that poem, as "the sweet swan of Avon." He makes it clear that his fellow writer, the author of these 36 plays is a writer from by the river Avon. Shakespeare. A theory first published in the midth century suggests that Sir Francis Bacon was the real author of some or even all of the plays that most of us believe were written by William Shakespeare. Baconian theory holds that Shakespeare was merely the front man, taking all the glory so that the important statesman would not be criticised as being.
Every so often a book comes along which forces us to reappraise key writers such as Shakespeare. THE SHAKESPEARE ENIGMA, by Peter Dawkins, special advisor to London's 'Shakespeare's Globe' theatre, is such a book. The writer of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets was a man of his time, deeply immersed in the religious and political struggles of the day, exceptionally well-versed in law, diplomacy. In the 19th century, a number of literary historians popularized the so-called "anti-Stratfordian theory," which held that Shakespeare's plays were actually the work of Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, or possibly a group of playwrights. Subsequent scholars, however, have dismissed this theory, and the current consensus is that Shakespeare.
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The Baconian theory of Shakespeare authorship holds that Sir Francis Bacon, philosopher, essayist and scientist, wrote the plays which were publicly attributed to William s explanations are offered for this alleged subterfuge, most commonly that Bacon's rise to high office might have been hindered were it to become known that he wrote plays for the public stage.
Francis Bacon, among other Elizabethans, several of whom were courtiers, is known to have been a concealed poet. There was often confusion and speculation about the author or authors of a book. The above details are well-known to Elizabethan specialists, including those Stratfordians who concern themselves with the history of literature.
Delia Bacon was an American writer of plays and short stories, best known for her work on the Shakespeare authorship question. She promoted the theory that the plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written by a group of men, including Francis Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh and others, which may have included Edmund Spenser, Lord Buckhurst and the Earl of Oxford/5(4).
The Shakespeare Folio and the Shakespeare Monument confirm what had already been revealed by the poet John Marston and satirist Joseph Hall twenty-five years previously, when, in a two-year exchange of satires (), they pointed to Francis Bacon as being the author of the Shakespeare poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, and as.
A Letter to Lord Ellesmere () by William Henry Smith at Goggle Books. The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded () by Delia Bacon, preface by Nathanial Hawthorne, at Google Books.
Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and Play-writers in the Days of Elizabeth () by William Henry Smith at Google Books. Some believe Francis Bacon is the 'real' Shakespeare. Francis Bacon was one of the earliest alternatives put forward, beginning in the midth century.
A graduate of Cambridge, Bacon. Even worse for Bacon supporters is the question of where Bacon could find the time to write 37 plays, and sonnets, and act in many of these own plays whilst leading a double life.
Furthermore the claim that Bacon authored Shakespeare’s poetry suffers from the fact that Bacon’s poetry is abrupt and stilted unlike the Bard's. De Vere has mentioned in Delia Bacon’s book The Philosophy of Shakespeare’s plays unfolded, as a high born poet, and Oxfordians believe this is enough to justify De Vere’s inclusion in the Shakespearean author committee mentioned in the book.
The Oxford theory soon took over the Baconian theory. William Shakespeare's words and sexuality have long been the subject of speculation, but in a new book, researchers argue he was "undeniably" bisexual. Francis Bacon – The Shakespeare Author. The cipher story reveals still more—that Francis Bacon was the true author of the works of Shakespeare.
Bacon wrote of his vision of a coming golden age—a New Atlantis—in the new land of the West. He foresaw an age when science and technology would lift the curse of Eden and man would be free. (In Shakespeare folklore, the poet is described as "not a company-keeper".) In Hall's mind, there is no question that Shakespeare is the greatest writer who ever lived.
"He is so flexible, so. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Shakespeare’s plays and poems: Shakespeare arrived in London probably sometime in the late s. He was in his mids. It is not known how he got started in the theatre or for what acting companies he wrote his early plays, which are not easy to date.
Indicating a time of apprenticeship, these plays show a more direct debt to London dramatists of. 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 some reason—usually social.
Bacon's life not only spans the whole Shakespeare period but fits with the choice and production of the Shakespeare plays. A major source for the Shakespeare play, The Tempest, was the confidential letter, True Reportory, sent back from the Virginia colony in for the Council of the Virginia Company, of which Bacon was a prominent member.
The National Poet. Gentle, mellifluous Shakespeare. for the true creator of the plays and poems, Sir Francis Bacon. Baconian authorship of Shakespeare’s plays. That book. William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist.
He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies is a collection of plays by William Shakespeare, published incommonly referred to by modern scholars as the First Folio.
It is considered one of the most influential books ever published. Printed in folio format and containing 36 plays (see list of Shakespeare's plays), it was prepared by Shakespeare's colleagues John. Was Lord Bacon the Author of Shakespeare's Plays?: A Letter to Lord Ellesmere Lordship's masque means Member mind name and memory natural necessity obvious occasioned offices owner claiming perseverance players poet poetry Pope possessed probable procure profess Proofs published pursuits Queen raised remove requisite qualifications Reviews: 1.
Read"The Secret of the Shakespeare Plays" the book about the greatest puzzle of them all. Absolutely Free. The only charge is a tax on your brain cells. pages The Secret of the Shakespeare Plays will take you on a journey through the amazing life and works of Francis Bacon. From the Quest for the Historical Superman, Bacon's concept of the.
The tables were T-tables with gleaming white drapery, silver, and decorations of flowers. The poet Ben Jonson, a long-time friend of Bacon, gave a Masonic ode to Bacon that day. There was a depth of love by a large body of men toward Bacon, similar to some degree in the manner that disciples love a Master.
The first to openly imply in writing that Francis Bacon was the author Shakespeare were the Inns of Court lawyer-poets Joseph Hall and John Marston who, in an exchange of Satires published between andrefer to the author of the Shakespeare poem, Venus and Adonis, as 'Labeo', a jurist, who is also to be identified by the motto Mediocria firma.A great deal of testimony from Shakespeare's time shows that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare's plays and that his contemporaries recognized them as distinctive and distinctly superior." QED.
The article on "The Texts of Shakespeare" reviews the history of various printed works attributed to Shakespeare, the quartos and then the Folio of Reviews: The intricate knowledge of courtly life, however, has called into question whether he penned the masterpieces himself, or if a better-educated contemporary—Francis Bacon, perhaps, or Queen Elizabeth—was really the poet behind the quill.
Though the academic debate continues, the most likely author of Shakespeare's plays is William Shakespeare.