Category Archives: Shakespeare Authorship So-called Debate

MARLOWE’S HEART OF DARKNESS

‘Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight And burned is Apollo’s laurel bough’ – Dr Faustus   The death of Christopher Marlowe is one of the most fascinating if disturbing stories in the history of English literature, … Continue reading

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SHAKESPEARE’S NEIGHBOUR FROM HELL

Let us suppose – as Geoffrey Marsh does  in his TLS article of April 19 – that Shakespeare moved into the parish of St Helen’s Bishopsgate before 1594; and that he was staying in property owned by the Leathersellers Hall.  It … Continue reading

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EMILIA BASSANO LANIER: SHAKESPEARE’S DARK LADY

Poet Niall McDevitt tells the widely known but little appreciated story of Emilia Bassano, Shakespeare’s lifelong muse, and – as Emilia Lanier – the first woman to publish a book of original poetry in England. In the heart of London … Continue reading

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THE SQUARE MILE SHAKESPEARE

Poet-psychogeographer Niall McDevitt commemorates the month of Shakespeare’s birth and death with his much imitated but never equalled walk THE SQUARE MILE SHAKESPEARE.   McDevitt proves that you don’t have to go to Stratford-on-Avon, or Bankside, to explore the buskined … Continue reading

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LETTER TO MARLOWE SOCIETY

Dear Michael McEvoy / Marlowe Society Firstly, thanks for publishing my essay on Anti-Stratfordianism in issue 43 of the Marlowe Society Newsletter, which was submitted by my friend, the actor Chris Tranchell. The outraged comments on it in the subsequent … Continue reading

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