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Author Stewart, Doug, 1950-

Title The boy who would be Shakespeare : a tale of forgery and folly / Doug Stewart.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  822.33 STE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  822.3 ST49    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  822.33 STEWART    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  822.33 STE    Check Shelf
Edition First Da Capo Press edition.
Description 229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213) and index.
Summary Discusses the forgeries of William Henry Ireland, who produced letters, poetry, and a full-length play attributed to William Shakespeare, and describes the antiquarian fad culture that embraced the forgeries.
Subject Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Forgeries -- Ireland.
Literary forgeries and mystifications -- History -- 18th century.
Forgers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
London (England) -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780306818318: $24.95
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