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Re: Shakespeare's Popularity
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1353  Monday 2 August 1999.

[1]     From:   Tim Perfect <
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        Date:   Friday, 30 Jul 1999 08:02:50 -0700 (PDT)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.1346 Re: Shakespeare's Popularity

[2]     From:   Ed Taft <
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        Date:   Friday, 30 Jul 1999 11:27:44 -0400 (EDT)
        Subj:   Shakespeare's Popularity


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From:           Tim Perfect <
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Date:           Friday, 30 Jul 1999 08:02:50 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 10.1346 Re: Shakespeare's Popularity
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1346 Re: Shakespeare's Popularity

> From:           Alexander Houck <
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> I'm surprised that no one has mentioned the immense
> influence of Peter Brook on our modern attitudes and
>interpretations of Shakespeare's plays.  Branagh's
>job would be much more difficult if Brook had not
>revolutionized Shakespeare.

Well, what about Harley Granville Barker?

Surely it began with his "modern" Shakespearean productions?  Brook did
not "invent' the modernization of Shakespeare's works.

Just a thought.

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From:           Ed Taft <
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Date:           Friday, 30 Jul 1999 11:27:44 -0400 (EDT)
Subject:        Shakespeare's Popularity

Terence Hawkes has suggested a great idea: a movie biography of
Shakespeare starring Hugh Grant as the Bard!  I think Terence should
award himself a Golden Quill for this money-making venture!

--Ed Taft
 

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