Shakespeare, Bacon and the Great Unknown
by Andrew Lang
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2011
The theory that Francis Bacon was, in the main, the author of 'Shakespeare's plays,' has now been for fifty years before the learned world. Its advocates have met with less support than they had reason to expect. The Baconian theory is universally rejected in England ...
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