Shakespeare and the Truth of Love

The Mystery of ‘The Phoenix and Turtle’

  • James P. Bednarz

Part of the Palgrave Shakespeare Studies book series (PASHST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 198-251

About this book


A comprehensive study of Shakespeare's forgotten masterpiece The Phoenix and Turtle . Bednarz confronts the question of why one of the greatest poems in the English language is customarily ignored or misconstrued by Shakespeare biographers, literary historians, and critics.


English language poem William Shakespeare

Authors and affiliations

  • James P. Bednarz
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  1. 1.Long Island UniversityUSA

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