Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0669. Wednesday, 10 August 1994.
From: Sean Lawrence <
Date: Tuesday, 09 Aug 1994 22:38:40 -0300
Subject: 5.0665 Re: Antonio & Shylock
Comment: Re: SHK 5.0665 Re: Antonio & Shylock
Don't forget to mention that Portia is really a man, spying on Venice's
business class for their Florentine competitors. As a result, she'll probably
want Bassanio to be close to Antonio, as a way of gaining information if she's
unable to seduce him herself (or himself).
Sean (I read too many conspiracy theories) Lawrence