Re: Shakespeare and Pop Culture
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.1237 Friday, 4 December 1998.
From: Barbara R> Hume <
Date: Thursday, 03 Dec 1998 12:55:20 -0700
Subject: 9.1228 Re: Shakespeare and Pop Culture
Comment: Re: SHK 9.1228 Re: Shakespeare and Pop Culture
>> According to the review, the film
>>concludes with Shatner singing "one of the most original Shakespeare
>>homages ever offered."
There are quite a few references to Shakespeare in Star Trek. In ST4,
for example, McCoy replied to a comment of Spock's, "Angels and
ministers of grace defend us." Spock immediately identified the quote
in his usual pedantic fashion. I was also amused by the reference to
Jacquelline Suzanne and Harold Robbins as "the greats" of the late
BTW, the 1956 SF movie Forbidden Planet is said to be a version of _The
Oh! Did anyone see the hilarious version of Taming of the Shrew they did