William, Thy Name Is Woman?

ameliaIf classical scholars fell out out of their ivory towers when the “Jewishy” rendering of William Shakespeare was chosen as his official portrait, will their heads actually explode at the theory that the Bard was actually a … Jewish woman?

Jewess has posted a fascinating interview with John Hudson, a scientist-turned-literary sleuth who posits that all those plays and sonnets were written by Italian Jewess and poet Amelia Bassano Lanier.

For hundreds of years, people have questioned whether William Shakespeare wrote the plays that bear his name. The mystery is fueled by the fact that his biography simply doesn’t match the areas of knowledge and skill demonstrated in the plays. Nearly a hundred candidates have been suggested, but none of them fit much better.

Read his entire Jewcy article here. You may see the method in his madness…

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