The Truth Will Out: Unmasking the Real Shakespeare (review)

  title={The Truth Will Out: Unmasking the Real Shakespeare (review)},
  author={D. Kathman},
  journal={Shakespeare Quarterly},
  pages={245 - 248}
  • D. Kathman
  • Published 2007
  • Art
  • Shakespeare Quarterly
  • The central thesis of this book is that the works of Shakespeare were secretly written by the diplomat and courtier Sir Henry Neville (ca. 1562–1615), using his contemporary William Shakespeare as a front man. Such an extraordinary claim requires extraordinary evidence, and this book makes some bold promises on that front. The dust jacket of the American edition claims that the book “will forever change the landscape of Shakespearean scholarship” and quotes a review from the Independent calling… CONTINUE READING