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30 October 2013

ISBN: 9780748646678

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The Truth About William Shakespeare

Fact, Fiction and Modern Biographies

David Ellis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • An exposé 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