Sexual Shakespeare: Forgery, Authorship, Portraiture

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Wayne State University Press, 2001 - Social Science - 175 pages
Shakespeare's sexuality has always been an ambiguous concept, despite the pleasant fictions of Shakespeare in Love. Now Michael Keevak examines such sources as anecdotes, imitations, forgeries, spurious works and portraits to show that this ambiguity has a long and twisted history.
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
11
William Henry Ireland forged letter from Queen Elizabeth
28
CHAPTER 2
41
Droeshout portrait engraving detail of title page First Folio 1623
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Droeshout portrait engraving frontispiece Fourth Folio 1685
88
Humphrys copy after Chandos portrait
95
The Oaken Chest or the Gold Mines of Ireland
101
EPILOGUE
115
NOTES
125
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