The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2201 Tuesday, 14 December 1999.
Date: Thursday, 9 Dec 1999 12:38:01 EST
Subject: 10.2180 Re: Mrs. Bottom
Comment: Re: SHK 10.2180 Re: Mrs. Bottom
>Terence Hawkes muses:
>>Much more fetching was the restoration of
>>the play's pivotal character, Mrs. Bottom. Indeed, it seemed to me that
>>the intellectual toughness beneath the slight lyric grace of her lines
>>had palpable puddling potential. I have always felt that this lady,
>>last seen in Hollywood, could tell us a great deal about Gertrude.
>Could she tell us something about Innogen?