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Re: Mrs. Bottom
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2201  Tuesday, 14 December 1999.

From:           Carol Barton <
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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?
>
>Cheers,
>Se

 

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