Germaine Greer v the rhapsodists of bardolatry

Regarding Shakespeare’s wife: What have these scholars to gain by being unceasingly unkind to someone they know nothing about? Greer invokes the long line of so-called ‘rhapsodists of bardolatry’ and intends to set the record straight, questioning each document, every reference, and each individual assumption at a breakneck pace, exposing in the process a long tradition of scholarly chauvinism and misogyny.