Bookstore

Inquiries and/or orders for any of these texts or items may be placed by e-mailing the Concordia University Bookstore or by phoning 503.280.8502.

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Shakespeare's Lost Kingdom: The True History of Shakespeare and Elizabeth

Charles Beauclerk
The finest introduction to the Shakespeare Authorship Question with which one can begin, although Beauclerk's book is also a superb work for veteran investigators and researchers that contextualizes - in majestic and eloquent character - the personal and political inspiration behind the works of Shakespeare. $26.00
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Shakespeare Identified

by John Thomas Looney; edited by Ruth Loyd Miller
An adaptation, in two volumes, of the book by the English schoolmaster who launched the Oxfordian authorship thesis in 1920. $110.50
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Shakespeare: Who Was He?

by Richard F. Whalen
A concise introduction to the Shakespeare Authorship Question. An excellent resource for students new to the controversy. $46.50
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The Shakespeare Controversy: An Analysis of the Authorship Theories

By Warren Hope and Kim Holston
The updated version by Warren Hope and Kim Holston of their earlier survey of the Shakespeare Authorship Question. Includes an annotated bibliography of selected publications on the SAQ from 1728 - 2008. A censored and fragmentary but yet, in some ways, useful introduction to the history of the issue. $45.00
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Who Wrote Shakespeare?

by John Michell
An informative and dispassionate survey of many of the major and minor candidates for "Shakespeare," including Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, Edward de Vere, Roger Manners, William Shakspere, William Stanley, Edward Dyer and many others. $22.50
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Shakespeare's Unorthodox Biography

by Diana Price
A first-rate, scholarly demolition of the legend of William Shakspere of Stratford-Upon-Avon. Price doesn't suggest who Shakespeare was, but she demonstrates, irrefutably, who he was not! $101.50
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The Mysterious William Shakespeare

by Charlton Ogburn, Jr.
The late CO2's magnum opus offers a broad and intelligent explication of the Oxfordian authorship thesis as well as a firm rebuttal of traditionalist assumptions about Shakespeare. $40.00
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Hidden Allusions in Shakespeare's Plays

by Eva Turner Clark
A vast, early 20th-century study that provides evidence for the origin of some of the Shakespeare plays at court during the 1570s. $55.25
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Shakespeare Revealed in Oxford's Letters

by William Plumer Fowler
An extensive examination of Oxford's prose--principally his letters to Lord Burghley--compared with the works of Shakespeare. $85.00
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The de Veres of Castle Hedingham

by Verily Anderson
Verily Anderson's useful history of one of England's most ancient families devotes special attention to the 17th earl of Oxford, Edward de Vere. $30.00
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The Seventeenth Earl of Oxford

by Bernard M. Ward
Ward's 1928 biography was the earliest study of Oxford's life to appear in print. Dated, but yet a valuable resource. (Photocopy edition) $30.00
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Monstrous Adversary

by Prof Alan H. Nelson
Professor Nelson's book is a grievously flawed but yet valuable compilation of much (though hardly all) of the record attesting to the life of Edward de Vere. Ignore Nelson's moralizing invective and finger-wagging diatribe. Focus, instead, on the documents and their testimony to the man who may have been the pseudonymous creator of the Shakespeare canon. $32.00
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Edward de Vere's Geneva Bible

by Prof Roger Stritmatter
Dr. Stritmatter's revealing study of the annotations and marginalia of Edward de Vere's personal Bible, now in the possession of the Folger Shakespeare Library. $65.00
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The Anglican Shakespeare

by Prof Daniel Wright
Professor Wright's demonstration of the Protestant stance of the writer who called himself Shakespeare--a stance that made Shakespeare, through the history plays, an invaluable Reformation apologist, historical revisionist and propagandist for the Crown. $20.00
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Shakespeare: Co-Author

by Brian Vickers
Stratfordian Professor Brian Vickers' convincing demonstration that the works of Shakespeare are not, in their entirety, the work of a single writer. $110.00
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The Real Shakespeare

by Eric Sams
Iconclast Eric Sams challenges a multitude of conventional assumptions touted by Shakespeare orthodoxy in this re-evaluation of the Stratford man's early years. $19.00
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Shakespeare: The Evidence

by Ian Wilson
A refreshing re-examination of the Shakespeare mystery and the Shakespeare legacy, from a Stratfordian perspective, by a prominent Catholic journalist. $20.00
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Counterfeiting Shakespeare

by Prof Brian Vickers
Professor Vickers' repudiation of the hollow claims advanced by such professors as Gary Taylor and Donald Foster for the Shakespearean authorship of such non-Shakespearean works as the poems, "Shall I die?" and A Funerall Elegye. $80.00
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Facsimile of the First Folio, 1623


A reproduction of the original edition of Shakespeare's plays that was dedicated (nudge, wink) to Edward de Vere's son-in-law and his brother, published by Jaggard and Blount in 1623. $92.75
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Ovid's Metamorphoses: The Arthur Golding Translation of 1567

John Frederick Nims, editor
Shakespeare's most extensively utilised classical source for his poems and plays--and, perhaps not coincidentally, the version translated by Edward de Vere's maternal uncle--now, after many years, again available in print. $23.00
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Love's Labour's Lost: Critical Essays

Prof Felicia Hardison Londre, editor
The Garland Shakespeare Criticism Series of critical essays on one of Shakespeare's earliest and most challenging comedies. Professor Londre's own essay on the play ("Elizabethan Views of the 'Other'") is one of the best short arguments in print on who its creator had to (as well as could not) have been. $40.00
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A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres

Bernard M. Ward and Ruth Loyd Miller, editors
A potpourri of Elizabethan miscellanies, adapted from the original in 1573, including works that some scholars believe may have been compiled, edited or written by Edward de Vere. $35.00
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Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare's England: A Cultural Poetics

by Prof Bruce R. Smith
Was Shakespeare gay? Many readers of Shakespeare's sonnets, both Stratfordian and non-Stratfordian, are convinced that he was. In this work, Stratfordian Professor Bruce Smith establishes a case for reading Shakespeare's Sonnets with an eye toward achieving a better understanding of what might be their passionate expression of a forbidden love. $42.00
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The Virgin Queen

by Christopher Hibbert
Who was Shakespeare's Queen? Was she a keen politician in her own right or the tool of powerful men behind her throne? Was Elizabeth I a chaste sovereign married only to her country, or was the legend of the Virgin Queen just a political pose? Copiously illustrated. $16.00
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The Antichrist's Lewd Hat: Protestants, Papists and Players in Post-Reformation England

by Peter Lake with Michael Questier
A penetrating examination of, amongst other topics, the Elizabethan stage as a powerful arm in the Crown's religio-political propaganda war for the hearts and minds of sixteenth-century Englishmen. $125.00
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice

by Prof Kristin Linklater
A guide by well-known Oxfordian speech professor, Kristin Linklater, to better command of the Shakespearean voice - which, it should be noted, she declares is that of the 17th earl of Oxford! $17.95
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Chasing Shakespeares

by Sarah Smith
This page-turning novel leads the reader on a jaunty quest into the mystery of the origins of the works of the writer we know as Shakespeare. $24.00
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The Oxfordian (Volumes 1-10 [1998-2007])

Stephanie Hopkins Hughes, editor
The peer-reviewed annual journal of scholarly research into the Shakespeare authorship question features contributions by such noted Oxfordians as Dr Sarah Smith, Dr Peter Usher, Dr Daniel Wright, Dr Roger Stritmatter, Dr Earl Showerman, Dr Charles Berney, Christopher Paul, Robert Detobel, Andrew Werth, Ramon Jimenez and many others. $25.00
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Oxford and Byron

by Stephanie Hopkins Hughes
The astonishing similarities between the lives of Lord Oxford and Lord Byron could almost make one dismiss reason and believe in reincarnation... A penetrating and enormously interesting study of arguably the two greatest English writers by the former editor of The Oxfordian. $4.00
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The Man Who Was Shakespeare

by Charlton Ogburn, Jr.
The great CO2's study of the Shakespeare mystery, from an Oxfordian perspective, in digest form. $7.00
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The Relevance of Robert Greene to the Oxfordian Thesis

by Stephanie Hopkins Hughes
A provocative study suggesting that the writer who adopted the pseudonym of William Shakespeare wrote, earlier, behind the name of Robert Greene. $9.75
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Shakespeare's Son and his Sonnets

Hank Whittemore
Hank Whittemore's latest book is a superb, easily read, and concise introduction to his "Monumental" and paradigm-shifting study of Shakespeare's sonnets. Indispensible reading for all students and teachers of Shakespeare! $14.95
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Discovering Shakespeare: A Festschrift in Honour of Isabel Holden

Prof Daniel Wright, editor
A series of select presentations given at recent sessions of the Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference at Concordia University. Contributors to this publication by the Shakespeare Authorship Research Centre include Dr Rima Greenhill, Dr William Leahy, Dr Earl Showerman, John Hamill, Prof Michael Delahoyde, and many others. $25.95
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The Monument

by Hank Whittemore
Easily the most important (and most substantial) study of Shakespeare's Sonnets in print and arguably the most important contribution to Shakespeare Authorship studies since J. T. Looney's publication of Shakespeare Identified in 1920. A "must have" text! $65.00
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Macbeth (The Oxfordian Shakespeare Series)

Richard F. Whalen and Prof Daniel Wright, editors
The first in a series of Oxfordian interpretatations of the Shakespeare plays. This volume on Macbeth is authored by Richard Whalen, one of the series' general editors. $14.95
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Hamlet's Universe

by Prof Peter Usher
Penn State Professor Emeritus Peter Usher's confirmation of Shakespeare's cutting-edge astronomical knowledge and membership in an elite intellectual milieu of cosmographers at the dawn of the scientific revolution. $15.50
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Shakespeare Suppressed

Katherine Chiljan
Katherine Chiljan's superb treatment of the SAQ from one of the most scholarly perspectives in print. An Oxfordian masterpiece, insightfully researched and copiously documented. $35.00
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The Shakespeare Enigma

by Peter Dawkins
Peter Dawkins' massive, meticulously researched tome that argues, perhaps better than any other like-minded work in print, for the candidacy of Sir Francis Bacon as the poet-playwright, Shakespeare. $27.95
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The Shakespeare Guide to Italy

Richard Roe
One of the most important books of original Shakespeare scholarship of the last century. A "must have" for SAQ scholars and aficionados alike. Beautifully and informatively illustrated. Introduction by Professor Daniel Wright. $19.99
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The Shakespeare Oxford Society's 50th Anniversary Anthology

Stephanie Hopkins Hughes, editor
A collection of some of the more noteworthy contributions to The Oxfordian in its first ten years of publication. $25.00
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Devere as Shakespeare

by William Farina
Valparaiso University graduate William Farina's vital companion text to the Shakespeare plays. A well-researched digest of the links of each of the works of Shakespeare to their creator, Edward de Vere. $44.25
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Great Oxford

Richard Malim, editor
A superb collection of essays by some of Europe's best Oxfordian scholars; articles include contributions by Dr Noemi Magri, Dr John Rollett, Eddi Jolly, Charles Bird, Alan Robinson, Kevin Gilvary and many others. $30.00
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Oxford's Letters


Sir Derek Jacobi reads selected letters by Edward de Vere, the 17th earl of Oxford. Compelling work compiled and edited by Stephanie Hopkins Hughes. $20.00
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People and Their Contexts

by Sally Mosher
An insightful work that brings together seemingly disparate events to establish an historical context for our better apprehension of the Elizabethan Age. $35.00
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Supplement to The Monument

by Hank Whittemore
This digest of Whittemore's monumental tome is an indispensable accompaniment to the magisterial text of The Monument itself. $14.00