Yes, I am Prince Hamlet, and was meant to beHe was I, and I, always, he.I stand before you, after an abysm of timeIn which I've seen my Christian name, quite lost,As I for sure expected it would beUntil this lunatic, Looney, spelled like Loony,Rhymes with bony,Identified me in a thick and foggy bookPublished in nineteen hundred and twentyto no great acclaim and much bemused ridicule...But the man's idea LIVESFor here I stand, alone,to decipher myself to the world.
No matter how often ignorant conformists huff and puff about the bald guy with long hair and the shaky signatures, the Earl of Oxford refuses to go away. When you read the plays through the filter of Edward de Vere, they come to life in effervescent spirals of fresh ideas, as brought to life in "Anonymous". Critics like you are trying to keep the audience out of the movie theaters. You are afraid. You are so afraid. I understand how frightened you are. It would be as if you learned that the world is round, that the Jews were never slaves in Egypt, and that Jesus Christ himself was a mythological figure.