The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0702 Wednesday, 29 July 1998.
Date: Wednesday, 29 Jul 1998 05:20:05 -0400
I'm afraid we're still scarcely doing justice to the complexities posed
by Satia Testman's question. Textual evidence, indeed! Such pedantry
merely obscures the issue. I blame the parents. In fact, call me a
suspicious old sod, but the silence, nay absence of Mrs Polonius has
always struck me as deeply significant. Not that we ever got on.