Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 476. Thursday, 5 August 1993.
Date: Wednesday, 04 Aug 93 09:08:52 EDT
Subject: Henry and French
RE the discussion about Henry's French: I'm embarrassed to admit that I know
of a splendid essay on the various languages in that play. The essay is by
Alan Powers and titled "'Gallia and Gaul, French and Welsh': Comic Ethnic
Slander in the Gallia Wars." It will appear in a collection I'm editing,
_Acting Funny: Comic Theory and Practice in Shakespeare's plays_ (hence the
embarrassment -- I don't want to be tooting my own horn, but the piece really
The collection is from a Shakespeare Association seminar and Fairleigh
Dickinson will publish it this fall.
Fran Teague, Univ of Georgia