The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0817 Tuesday, 4 May 1999.
Date: Sunday, May 2, 1999, 6:23 AM
Subject: Shakespeare and Islam
[Editor's Note: Dale Lyles, who addresses unsolicited messages from
students and other non-members of SHAKSPER, and I could not decided to
do with the message below. I've edited it to try to make as much sense
of the question as I can and invite anyone who wishes to respond to do
I wonder if you can give me a hand in the essay I'm doing. You see my
doctor said that Shakespeare's plays are much related to certain Islamic
concepts - something like Sufism and the idea of life after death I
wonder if it's true or maybe my doctor was feeling sleepy.