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By Marjorie Garber

The performs of Shakespeare are packed with ghosts – and ghost writing. Shakespeare's Ghost Writers is an exam of the authorship controversy surrounding Shakespeare: the declare made again and again that the performs have been ghost written.


Ghosts take the shape of absences, erasures, even forgeries and signatures – metaphors prolonged to incorporate Shakespeare himself and his haunting folks, and particularly theorists such Derrida, Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud – the determine of Shakespeare always made and remade through modern tradition.


Marjorie Garber, essentially the most eminent Shakespearean theorists writing this present day, asks what's at stake within the imputation that "Shakespeare" didn't write the performs, and exhibits that the performs themselves either thematize and theorize that controversy.


This Routledge Classics version includes a new preface and new bankruptcy by way of the author.

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