Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 March 2012

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780748646661

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The Truth About William Shakespeare

Fact, Fiction and Modern Biographies

David Ellis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • An expos√© of the Shakespeare biography industry showing that books which are marketed as biographies of Shakespeare are nothing of the kind
  • From this book, the reader can learn all that is directly known about Shakespeare
  • Asks the reader to think about how we acquire our knowledge of other people and what we ought therefore to expect of biographies