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Shakspere and the Ireland forgeries.

Derk Bodde

Shakspere and the Ireland forgeries.

by Derk Bodde

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Forgeries,
  • Ireland, W. H. 1777-1835,
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHarvard honors theses in English,, no. 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2950 .B6 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5422091M
    ISBN 100841433003
    LC Control Number73015741

    Half-title: The Ireland Shakespeare forgeries Reproduction Reprinted from: Zoltan Haraszti () was a former Keeper of Special Collections at the Boston Public Library, as well as its Editor of Publications Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in green paper with two staples, and is housed in protective folder. The Great Shakespeare Fraud book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. William-Henry Ireland, only nineteen, perpetrated the gr.

    William Henry Ireland’s () father, Samuel Ireland (d. ), was a passionate Shakespearean, as well an obsessive (and gullible) collector of all things related to Shakespeare. In particular, Samuel Ireland yearned to own a specimen of Shakespeare’s own handwriting. : Fourth Forger: William Ireland and the Shakespeare Papers (): Mair, John: BooksFormat: Hardcover.

    Ireland used this volume to publish transcripts and facsimiles of his Shakespeare forgeries. While many had viewed Ireland’s Shakespeare manuscripts on display at his home, few had had a chance to scrutinize them in any serious detail. Now that published copies were readily available, the critical response became increasingly skeptical. The vocal one was Edmund Malone, who was readying to expose Ireland's finds in his work An Inquiry into the Authenticity of Certain Papers Attributed to Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth, and Henry, Earl of Southampton. Word of this book, which would not appear until .


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The editor of Shakespeare’s complete works, who was widely considered England’s foremost expert on the author, published a book-length exposé on the Ireland papers, attacking them as a.

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Description: 68 pages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bodde, Derk, Shakspere and the Ireland forgeries. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard university press, Forgery by William Henry Ireland, purporting to be a self-portrait of Shakespeare.

Reproduced in facsimile in Miscellaneous papers and legal instruments under the hand and seal of william Shakespeare: including the tragedy of King Lear and a small fragment of Hamlet, from the original mss. in the possession of Samuel Ireland, of Norfolk street. While we have not been short of wonderful sources, looking further into the curious tale of the Ireland Shakespeare Forgeries has been a personal highlight.

Samuel Ireland () was an English author and engraver, and a dedicated admirer of William Shakespeare. According to Nick Groom, who wrote an account of the case in his book The Forger’s Shadow, the hoax began in Decemberwhen William Henry presented his father Samuel Ireland (), an engraver, author and Shakespeare fanatic, with a crude signature in a shaky hand, which he claimed to be that of William Shakespeare.

The greatest Shakespeare forgery: William Henry Ireland was the man behind one of the most brazen literary forgeries of all time Goran Blazeski William Henry Ireland was born on August 2,in London, England. William-Henry Ireland's Great Shakespearean Hoax Ina young man named William-Henry Ireland signed a tattered piece of paper "Wm Shakespeare." It was the first of hundreds of documents that.

In Ireland began devising forgeries of legal and personal documents belonging to Shakespeare. The acceptance of the papers as authentic by his father and by literary lights such as James Boswell (who reportedly dropped to his knees and kissed the documents) and Joseph Warton emboldened the young Ireland to forge two new plays, Vortigern and Rowena and Henry II.

Samuel Ireland was a man who loved his collections of books, pictures, and curios far more than his family. But what he loved beyond all else was William Shakespeare. One day, inthe year-old William Henry sneaked into his father’s study and started looking through his Shakespeare books.

Michael Keevak, National Taiwan University In a young man named William Henry Ireland, then about eighteen years of age, fabricated a series of Shakespearean forgeries that, for the space of.

Filed under: Shakespeare, William, -- Forgeries. Shakspere and the Ireland Forgeries (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ), by Derk Bodde (page images at HathiTrust) An Authentic Account of the Shaksperian Manuscripts, by W. Ireland (HTML at ). The Ireland Shakespeare forgeries were a cause célèbre in s London.

Author and engraver Samuel Ireland announced the discovery of a treasure-trove of Shakespearean manuscripts by his son William Henry Ireland. Among them were the manuscripts of four plays, two of them previously unknown.

InJohn Payne Collier (), a respected Shakespeare scholar and editor, announced that he had discovered a Second Folio of Shakespeare - referred to as the Perkins Folio, for an ownership inscription in the book - that was heavily annotated and corrected in a mid-seventeenth-century hand.

In today's world of highly specialised Shakespearian criticism it would be impossible for anyone to forge Shakespeare's works and get away with it.

Yet two centuries ago, an unschooled youth of eighteen, Wiliam Ireland, conned the literary world into believing that his audacious forgeries were the works of the Bard. Background to the Forgeries William's.

Samuel Ireland (21 May – July ), English author and engraver, is best remembered today as the chief victim of the Ireland Shakespeare forgeries created by his son, William Henry Ireland.

The Ireland-Shakespeare books at the Folger with the green goatskin bindings of Samuel Ireland. Some of the Ireland-Shakespeare books at the British Library (BL Stowe MSS ).

In some of the volumes, Ireland helpfully interleaved slips of paper with transcriptions of the marginalia, to help his father and others decipher them. Forgeries The Ireland Shakespeare forgeries.

In London in the s the author, Samuel Ireland, announced a great discovery of Shakespearean manuscripts, including four plays. This turned out to be a hoax created with great effort by his son, William Henry Ireland.

It fooled many experts, caused great excitement, and a production of one of the. Fakes, Forgeries & Facsimiles, part of the Exhibitions at the Folger, opened Aug and closed on January 3, The exhibition was curated by Heather Wolfe, Curator of Manuscripts, Erin Blake, Curator of Art, and Rachel Doggett, Curator of support for Folger exhibitions comes from The Winton and Carolyn Blount Exhibition Fund.The tale of the Shakespeare manuscript forgeries of young William Henry Ireland in is now so familiar it needs no extended reprise.

Since some fifteen substantial accounts of the perpetrator and his works have appeared, from book length to chapter to capsule – none, alas, alto.

William Henry Ireland was a clerk who kept discovering letters, documents, and poems by Shakespeare. Visitors would come to view his finds. James Boswell saw them and declared that he could now die contented. It was Ireland who also found the new play. Vortigern deals with familiar Shakespeare tropes like young lovers, old kings, and cross.