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Re: Puck and MND
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.1098  Friday, 6 November 1998.

[1]     From:   Drew Whitehead <
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        Date:   Friday, 6 Nov 1998 09:08:59 +1000 (GMT+1000)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 9.1092  Re: Puck and MND

[2]     From:   Robin Hamilton <
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        Date:   Friday, 6 Nov 1998 08:53:33 -0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 9.1092  Re: Puck and MND


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From:           Drew Whitehead <
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Date:           Friday, 6 Nov 1998 09:08:59 +1000 (GMT+1000)
Subject: 9.1092  Re: Puck and MND
Comment:        Re: SHK 9.1092  Re: Puck and MND

> Puck could be Jim Carrey, Al Pacino, Chris Rock, or even Danny DeVito,

I'm sorry, but this scares the life out of me.

Drew Whitehead

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Date:           Friday, 6 Nov 1998 08:53:33 -0000
Subject: 9.1092  Re: Puck and MND
Comment:        Re: SHK 9.1092  Re: Puck and MND

Kenneth Requa writes:

>everything.  The only true definition of comedy in Shakespeare is a play
>in which nobody dies.

Even this is too broad-there are a couple or so corpses in _The Winter's
Tale_ and _Cymbeline_, both of which are included among the Comedies in
the First Folio.
 

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