Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Current Postings RSS

Announcements RSS

Home :: Archive :: 1993 :: March ::
Re: The Real Duncan
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 168.  Saturday, 13 March 1993.
 
 
From:           John Gouws <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
Date:           Saturday, 13 Mar 1993 15:54:00 +0200 (EET)
Subject: 4.0164  The Real Duncan
Comment:        Re: SHK 4.0164  The Real Duncan
 
Christoppher Johnson writes:
>
> Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 164.  Saturday, 13 March 1993.
>
>
> From:           Christoppher Johnston <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
> Date:           Friday, 12 Mar 93 23:14:52 EST
> Subject:        The Real Duncan
>
> >
> > The idea that Duncan was a super-virtuous king is one that I have been told
> > is not (by some interpretations of the sources) accurate - any comments
> > anyone?
> >
>
You could look at David Norbrook's very helpful "_Macbeth_ and the
Poltics of Historiography" in _Politics of Discourse_, ed. Kevin Sharpe
and Steven N Zwicker (Berkeley, 1987), pp.78-116.
 
--
     John Gouws - Department of English - Rhodes University
   Internet: 
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
   Telephone: (0461) 22023 xt 402
 

Other Messages In This Thread

©2011 Hardy Cook. All rights reserved.