Nearly 450 years later, he’s still the talk of the town!
The offices of Shakespeare in Action have been buzzing lately about Anonymous, the movie that opened on Friday. It dramatizes the theory that the Earl of Oxford was the true author of the plays that we attribute to Shakespeare.
I’m looking forward to seeing it. The reviews are pouring in, and the film seems to be stirring up some controversy. The consensus among many Shakespearean scholars is that these theories are nothing but unproved rumors, but they persist nonetheless.