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Re: Gertrude
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1939  Wednesday, 10 November 1999.

[1]     From:   Lucia Anna Setari <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 9 Nov 1999 14:35:45 -0800 (PST)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.1928 Re: Gertrude

[2]     From:   Carol Barton <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 9 Nov 1999 18:57:39 EST
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.1928 Re: Gertrude

[3]     From:   Marti Markus <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 10 Nov 1999 14:19:18 +0100
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From:           Lucia Anna Setari <
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Date:           Tuesday, 9 Nov 1999 14:35:45 -0800 (PST)
Subject: 10.1928 Re: Gertrude
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1928 Re: Gertrude

 Terence Hawkes wrote:

>We are shirking the central issue. Who is Hamlet's
>REAL father?

Yorick, of course, the King's jester (i.e. one of the King's Men - a
fellow of most excellent fantasy, as we already know).

Lucia Anna S.

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Date:           Tuesday, 9 Nov 1999 18:57:39 EST
Subject: 10.1928 Re: Gertrude
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1928 Re: Gertrude

>Dear Dr. Greenberg,
>
>We are shirking the central issue. Who is Hamlet's REAL father?
>
>T. Hawkes

Dr. Hawkes: The Gravedigger.

(He's the only one who knows for certain how old the little darling is.)

C. Barton

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Date:           Wednesday, 10 Nov 1999 14:19:18 +0100
Subject: 10.1928 Re: Gertrude
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1928 Re: Gertrude

>We are shirking the central issue. Who is Hamlet's REAL father?

His uncle Claudius, of course. (Elementary, dear Watson!) This is so
obvious that it always gets overlooked - even Sigmund did not see it.

M. Marti
 

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