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  •  I know a lot more about . . . (0+ / 0-)

    Shakespeare's biography then I do about my own great-great-great-great grandparents (e.g. circa 1800s, not even circa 1600s!).  

    If I went to the trouble of doing some extra digging too, I suspect I'd still come up knowing more about Shakespeare history than I do about those deeper family roots.

    He's not a complete cipher.

    The biographical revelation idea is a counter-factual at this point, and Shakespeare's reputation is so firmly established that it probably wouldn't have much of any impact -- except for the way that scholars viewed his work.  I tend to agree with you on that account.

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