Check the article ‘Authors crack the Bard’s code’ by Bruce Leyland and James Goding in today’s Higher Education Supplement in The Australian which discusses an intriguing recent book which argues that ‘Shakespeare’ was in fact Henry Neville, a member of parliament and a respected diplomat. The book, The Truth will out by Brenda James is available in the CSU Library. Check the Henry Neville website for more info.
For a different perspective try these recommended titles on Shakespeare in the CSU Library.
- A year in the life of William Shakespeare: 1599 by James Shapiro
- Will in the world: how Shakespeare became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt (superb)
- In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood, DVD