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Re: Shakespeare References
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1715  Friday, 8 October 1999.

From:           John Ramsay <
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Date:           Friday, 8 Oct 99 0:42:21 EDT
Subject: 10.1699 Re: Shakespeare References
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1699 Re: Shakespeare References

>Re it's ok to be nude if it's Shakespeare. If true, that sounds like an
>updated reversal  on fact that in 19th century Ontario, lectures on
>Shakespeare were considered acceptable but not live productions of the plays.
>So an entrepreneurial soul offered a short lecture illustrated by
>a complete performance.

Hi SHAKSPERians, Ontario also used bowdlerized Shakespeare editions in
its high schools until the late 1950s-early 60's.

Do older members of the group from other areas recall similar texts from
their high school days?

John Ramsay
Welland Ontario
Canada
 

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