BACON-SHAKESPEARE-CERVANTES
(FRANCIS TUDOR)

A criticism upon the
Shaksper and Cervantes Festivals

By

Alfred von Weber-Ebenhoff

 

(Translated into English by Arthur B. Cornwall)

Anzengruber Publishing House, Suschitzky Brothers

Leipzig-Vienna 1917

CONTENTS

Preface

1

Contents

III-V

Index of Illustrations

VI-IX

FIRST BOOK

Bacon-Shakespeare

Foreword

5

PART I

Lord Francis Bacon of Verulam, the real "Shake-speare"(Spearshaker), his Personality, his Philosophical and Pseudonymous Poetical Works

11

PART II

The Spread and Effect of the Philosophy and Poetic Writings of Francis Bacon-Shakespeare in England, France and Germany

63

PART III

The Shakespeare Inquiry on Baconian lines in contrast with the methods of the Stratford Myth

125

PART IV

Friedrich Nietzsche and the Shakespeare Inquiry on Baconian lines

135

PART V

The Outcome of the Shakespeare Celebrations

145

A. General Introduction

145

B. The Shakespeare Celebration in England

1.The Festivities in London
2. The Festiviities in Stratford

149

151

C. The Shakespeare Celebration in America

170

D. The Shakespeare Celebration in Germany

171

SECOND BOOK

Cervantes and the Cervantes Celebrations

Preface

178

PART VI

Cervantes and the Cervantes Celebrations

179

A. Introduction

179

B. The Esteem for the Novel "Don Quixote

182

C. The Life of Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

185

D. Intimations as to the Person of the Author of "Don Quixote

194

E. Don Quixote-Amadis (Donzel del Mare) is Bacon-Shakespeare-Tudor, the "Fish King," "King of Herrings" or "Herring"

219

F. Allusions to Bacon in the Text of "Don Quixote"

243

G. Bacon-Shakespeare, the concealed greatest Poet of his Time, recognized through the lifted mask of Don Quixote

262

H. The Foolish Knight with the Lance is No one else than the "Spear-shaker" (Bacon-Shake-speare) in Fool's Garb

280

I. The Portraits of Cervantes

331

K. The "Galatea" of Cervantes

336

L. The "Novelas Exemplares"

348

M. The Cervantes Celebrations and the Future of the Cervantes Inquiry

366

THIRD BOOK

A Final View and the Founding of the Society for Bacon-Shakespeare Inquiry

PART VII

A Final View. Bacon-Shakespeare-Cervantes. Bacon's (Burton's) "Anatomy of Melancholy"

371

PART VIII

Founding of an Austrian Society for Shakespearean Inquiry on Baconian Lines

379

APPENDIX

A. Reply to the Article "Shakespeare and Germany" by the university professor Dr. Alexander von Weilen (New Free Press, April 26, 1914)

389

B. Reply to the Article "Jubilees" of Max Nordau (Pester Lloyd, April 16, 1916)

392

C. Observations upon a Lecture delivered on November 16, 1916 in the Club of German writers in Austria by the editor and writer in Austria and writer Adolf Gelber upon "Pericles of Tyre"(Published in the "Austrian Illustrated Chronicle", vol 15, 1916)

397

D. An Informative Theatre Program for Shakespeare's "Winter's Tale", as it ougtht not to be.(Printed in the "Austrian Illustrated Chronicle", vol 16, 1917)

403

E. "The Taming of the Shrew" Its Re-Staging at the German People's Theatre in 1917. (Printed in the "Austrian Illustrated Chronicle", 1917)

406

F. Shakespearean Lecture by Alfred von Weber ( Printed in "Austrian Illustrated Chronicle", vol 34, 1917)

413

Index of Names and Events