April 4, 2023

Christopher Marlowe: Every Word Doth Almost Tell My Name

In Christopher Marlowe: Every Word Doth Almost Tell My Name, Cynthia Morgan offers 27 essays supporting the claim that Marlowe was the real author of the works commonly attributed to William Shakespeare.

Of the essays, formerly appearing in Morgan’s online journal, The Marlowe Studies, 20 are written by Morgan. The other seven are by Alex […]

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June 6, 2022

I’m Just Say’n

When Thomas Vanleer was 80 years old, he felt that God was telling him to write a book, to “reveal the idol gods that we have invariably allow[ed] to corrupt us.” In I’m Just Say’n, he examines the nature of human behavior and sin.

“This a book about God’s view of his creation and the […]

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July 20, 2021

The Divine Comedy: The New Translation

It seems impossible that in the 700-plus years since Dante Alighieri wrote his famous poem, The Divine Comedy, a translator could present something new. Novelist and translator Gerald J. Davis, however, has produced a prose version without a single footnote, revealing something many scholars missed: The Divine Comedy is a great read!

For centuries, scholars […]

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May 4, 2020

The Case for Edward de Vere as the Real William Shakespeare

In his slim volume, The Case for Edward de Vere, John Milnes Baker argues that de Vere was the author of William Shakespeare’s plays.

This booklet is an “elementary introduction” to the thesis (posed by Oxfordians) that de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, not “Will Shakspere” from Stratford-upon-Avon, is the author of Shakespeare’s canon.

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August 9, 2017

Awakening a Leader’s Soul: Learnings Through Immortal Poems

This book offers essays, poems and art that addresses characteristics of what author Gaurav Bhalla calls “soulful leadership,” a style of leadership that values the humanity of leaders more than the brilliance of their executive minds, with a goal of increasing the wellbeing and prosperity of the greatest number of people, rather than just a […]

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February 13, 2017

Beauty of Morality

“This book,” Pierre Edens Sully writes in his introduction, “is seriously useful, instructive and educative, because it discovers the faulse [sic] opinions of certainmen [sic] that they have about themselves and about the [sic] morality.” This statement, combined with other concepts that Sully touches on concerning the noble nature of poetry, leads readers to expect […]

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August 11, 2014

Thinking Places: Where Great Ideas Were Born

Carolyn and Jack Fleming have spent many years tracking down the retreats of famous writers and other creative people to look at where they did the thinking that produced their most memorable works and ideas.

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July 28, 2014

Harlem Renaissance

In compiling this work, the author seeks to present a concise reference of the African American cultural movement centered in the 1920’s Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem, a movement that included novelists, poets, playwrights and artists.

Intended for students of black cultural history, the book first recaps the terms associated with the movement, including “New Negro” […]

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November 11, 2013

Shakespeare’s Friends Revealed

This academic essay, based on the author’s interpretations of Hamlet and certain of the sonnets, and on Shakespeare’s friendship with the martyred religious poet Robert Southwell, argues that the Bard was a closeted Roman Catholic who, but for his popularity, risked losing his head to the Elizabethan axe.

A Welsh chess champion and amateur actress, […]

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