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Don John
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.1230  Thursday, 3 December 1998.

From:           Laurence R. Baker <
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Date:           Wednesday, 02 Dec 1998 22:11:13 -0500
Subject:        Re: Don John

We are told in Much Ado that Don John "has of late stood out against"
Don Pedro.  In a summary of the scene, the New Folger Library Edition
suggests that Don John was "defeated" by Don Pedro in the "just-ended
war."  I can't see any reason for supposing this.  Does anyone have a
suggestion as to the nature of their past quarrel?

Laurence R. Baker
 

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