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Shakey's Madness: Does a Mental Disorder Reveal the

by Robert Boog

History Literary Fiction

LoveReading Expert Review of Shakey's Madness: Does a Mental Disorder Reveal the

‘Shakey’s Madness’ is a well-researched and well rounded argument around the “real” author of ‘The First Folio’. Using academic resources including The Folger Shakespeare Library, The author sets out his hypothesis that the real author of the work currently attributed to William Shakespeare may have experienced bipolar, and this information may help us to uncover the true author of these Elizabethan plays and sonnets. 

I can’t say I’ve ever particularly doubted that Shakespeare’s work was written by William Shakespeare; that is I was familiar with the theory that they were written by someone else, it had just never interested me enough to look into it. I was curious about ‘Shakey’s Madness’ as a neutral observer, and I found that the author formed his arguments in a way that was entertaining and interesting. It reminded me of a university essay, with references to academics and further sources but I found it easy to follow along with. I feel this would be an interesting read regardless of which side of this particular argument you fall. 

Perhaps slightly conspiratorial in nature, and in the end left for the reader to decide if we agree with the argument put in front of us. I think that this book is an interesting one to ponder for those looking to learn more about the Oxfordian arguments as well as those looking for more evidence to support that theory. You might also learn something about the nuanced disorder of bipolar along the way. 

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Shakey's Madness: Does a Mental Disorder Reveal the Synopsis

One of the most hotly fought-over debates in literary history concerns Shakespeare. Did William Shakespeare from Stratford-upon-Avon write the poems, plays and sonnets attributed to him, or did someone else? In Shakey's Madness, author Robert Boog observes the "real" author's mental state is one of extreme highs and lowest of lows. But does that not fit a modern medicine description of someone with bipolar disorder? If so, is this the 'smoking gun' that finally proves the man from Stratford was NOT the author of the Shakespeare canon? Read Shakey's Madness and I dare you to put it down once you start. 

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781736512128
Publication date: 14th February 2021
Author: Robert Boog
Publisher: ths international publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 124 pages
Primary Genre Indie Author Books
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