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Re: Shakespeare and the Bible
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0714  Saturday, 1 August 1998.

From:           Hugh Grady <
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Date:           Thursday, 30 Jul 1998 12:57:26 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: 9.0707  Re: Shakespeare and the Bible
Comment:        Re: SHK 9.0707  Re: Shakespeare and the Bible

> Hi, for a radically different view of Shakespeare and the Bible see the
> Anthony Burgess novel "Shakespeare's Dark Lady'. In it he has
> Shakespeare and Ben Jonson writing the King James' Version.
> Is there any evidence that Shakespeare could have been a member of the
> translating team?
> John Ramsay

Could he have been a member? Why not? He was alive? He was a writer, in
the same language yet, with a significant shared vocabulary. Has Don
Foster started working on this yet?

Hugh Grady

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