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The great Shakespeare forgery

Bernard D. N. Grebanier

The great Shakespeare forgery

by Bernard D. N. Grebanier

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Forgeries.,
  • Ireland, W. H. 1777-1835.,
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 303-308.

    Statement[by] Bernard Grebanier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2950 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5946341M
    LC Control Number65018031
    OCLC/WorldCa313141

    William-Henry Ireland's Great Shakespearean Hoax. J • In , a young man named William-Henry Ireland signed a tattered piece of paper "Wm Shakespeare. Sep 9, - Explore oakknollbooks's board "Books about Forgery" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Forgery, Monthly sale, Books pins.

    Shakspere". The signature is now widely recognized as a poor forgery, but it has taken in scholars in the past. The book's first known owner was the Reverend Edward Patteson, who lived in the s in Staffordshire, a few miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. Edith Simon, a truly superior chronicler of earlier centuries and actual historical characters, wrote a less successful contemporary novel some years ago- The House of Strangers () and there is still every reason to believe that she is not at her best when left to her own devices. The Great Forgery sometimes seems like the admirable effort of a precocious child who has attempted .

    The authorship of Shakespeare’s plays has long been disputed, which makes the story of William-Henry Ireland both amusing and fascinating. In , the young man forged several documents that he claimed were Shakespeare’s – including two plays – yet despite the fact that they were obviously suspicious, several notable Shakespeare scholars at the time . Praise For The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly Library Journal, 3/15/10 “A vivid dissection of the folly of human nature. This is a great book club choice and an excellent selection for readers of literary thrillers, history, or social science.”.


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Great Shakespeare forgery. New York, Norton [] (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; W H Ireland; W H Ireland; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernard D N Grebanier.

THE GREAT SHAKESPEARE FORGERY: A New Look at the Career of William Henry Ireland Hardcover – Import, January 1, by Bernard Grebanier (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Bernard Grebanier is a noted Shakespearean scholar and critic who has fortunately developed none of the more common antiquarian's more common anti-allergens.

Years spent mining the depths of Shakespeareana and he is still capable of distinguishing must from fresh air. The Great Shakespeare Forgery began inwhen twenty-year, old William Henry Ireland hit.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. The great Shakespeare forgery Item Preview remove-circlePages: The great Shakespeare forgery: a new look at the career of William Henry Ireland Heinemann London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Grebanier, Bernard D. & Ireland, W. The great Shakespeare forgery: a new look at the career of William Henry Ireland Heinemann London. Wikipedia Citation. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for GREAT SHAKESPEARE FORGERY By Bernard D. N Grebanier - Hardcover **Excellent** at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!End date: His method of teaching involved a line-by-line reading of Shakespeare's plays, interspersed with commentary on art, politics, and human psychology. Bernard Grebanier (March 8, – March ) was an American drama historian, critic, writer and poet, most notable for his studies of the works of William Shakespeare.4/5(1).

Cutting the flyleaves from old books to supply himself with antique paper, he produced an array of fakes: contracts with actors, letters to and from Shakespeare, even a love poem to the Bard’s. There was at the time, and still is, a great scarcity of writing in the hand of Shakespeare.

Of his 37 plays, there is not one copy in his own writing, not a scrap of correspondence from Shakespeare to a friend, fellow writer, patron, producer or publisher. Forgery would fill this void. William Henry also became a collector of books. William-Henry Ireland's Great Shakespearean Hoax Ina young man named William-Henry Ireland signed a tattered piece of paper "Wm Shakespeare." It was the first of hundreds of documents that.

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The Great Shakespeare Fraud book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. William-Henry Ireland, only nineteen, perpetrated the gr /5(5).

Read Shakespeare’s plays for free from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Full texts, summaries, illustrations, guides for reading, plus more about Shakespeare’s language, life.

The bulk of the book describes the various searches for texts that Shakespeare penned or read or owned, and fascinating portraits lie scattered throughout. There’s the story of an early forger, William-Henry Ireland, and how he was debunked by the scholar and editor Edmond Malone.

The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly, recounts an amazing story. And perhaps most astounding, a true story.

It is one of those tales that reads like great fiction, but is indeed fact. It tells the tale of William Henry Ireland, a simple law clerk with a rather unimpressive life, who wants to impress his s: Shakespeare Unlimited: Episode 34For the majority of audience members, Shakespeare is brought to life by the actors and actresses who speak his lines.

Shakespeare scholar Stanley Wells considered all of the most outstanding Shakespeare performers, from past to present, and essentially created his own personal Hall of Fame. He’s written about these artists in a book called Great Shakespeare.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. THE GREAT SHAKESPEARE FORGERY. By Bernard Grebanier. Illustrated. the 18th-century Shakespeare forger, astounds literary historians.

Forgery - Forgery - Literary forgery: Financial gain is the most common motive for literary forgery, the one responsible for the numerous forged autographs that appear on the market. The popularity of such authors as the Romantic poets Robert Burns, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Byron led to the fabrication of numerous forgeries of their autographs, some of which remain in.

Anyone interested in literary fraud or Shakespeare's afterlife will find Stewart's book a compelling overview of one of the literary world's most brazen impostures.”5/13/10 “[Stewart] tells this odd story in lively detail Shakespeare aficionados will enjoy this book a great deal.” Milwaukee Shepherd-Express, 5/17/.

# Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music (“” but printed in ) Shakespeare’s Sonnets were first published in —yet this book claims to be a “lost” edition of the complete sonnet sequence printed a decade earlier in A book of poetry attributed to “W. Shakespeare” was indeed published inbut it was The Passionate Pilgrim, printed by William Jaggard, and .Bernard Grebanier, The Great Shakespeare Forgery (New York and London, ); Samuel Schoenbaum, an otherwise undiscussed ‘Shakespeare’ common-place book, and a supposed lock of Anne Hathaway’s hair.

The published folio of facsimiles, issued by subscription in Januarywas reprinted in a reduced format that circulated widely and.IT WAS THE MOST BRAZEN AND EXTENSIVE Shakespeare forgery ever, comprising notes, deeds, even a complete new play by 'Shakespeare'. Late in William-Henry Ireland, a dim-looking youth of nineteen, began forging Shakespeare in an attempt to win the love and respect of his father, Samuel Ireland.