Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Current Postings RSS

Announcements RSS

Home :: Archive :: 1993 :: December ::
Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 970.  Friday, 24 December 1993.
 
(1)     From:   Timothy Bowden <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
        Date:   Thursday, 23 Dec 93 07:56:32 PST
        Subj:   Re: SHK 4.0966  Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
 
(2)     From:   William Godshalk <GODSHAWL@UCBEH>
        Date:   Thursday, 23 Dec 1993 23:28:56 -0500 (EST)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 4.0966  Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
 
 
(1)----------------------------------------------------------------------------
From:           Timothy Bowden <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
Date:           Thursday, 23 Dec 93 07:56:32 PST
Subject: 4.0966  Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
Comment:        Re: SHK 4.0966  Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
 
> I wonder how many of the men and women in the public theater audiences
> had any bookshelves at all.
 
How about on the stage?  Any recent explication of the lack of any trace
of books in the will or legacy of Will himself?
 
That's what determined Mark Twain the works were all ghost-written, you
know...
 
Timothy Bowden

 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
 
(2)----------------------------------------------------------------------------
From:           William Godshalk <GODSHAWL@UCBEH>
Date:           Thursday, 23 Dec 1993 23:28:56 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 4.0966  Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
Comment:        Re: SHK 4.0966  Re: Shakespeare and the Ancient World
 
To Phyllis Rackin,
 
Okay, Phyllis, drop the other shoe. Where did those early modern people store
their books if not on bookshelves like decent god-fearing folks?
 
'Tis the season to be jolly, Bill Godshalk
 

©2011 Hardy Cook. All rights reserved.