I’m convinced. I’ve been convinced for a while that the actor/theater manager known as Shakespeare probably wasn’t the author of the plays under his name, but only dudes’ names have been puffed up as possible authors. Only… male egos would not allow their work to be shown under another’s name, right? As the often misquoted Virginia Woolf quote goes,
“I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
The Atlantic article proposes a few female candidates.