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Re: Tangent to Byron Comment
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1082  Monday, 28 June 1999.

From:           Roger Schmeeckle <
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Date:           Saturday, 26 Jun 1999 10:00:29 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:        Tangent to Byron Comment

> From:           J. H. McWilliams <
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> Date:           Tuesday, 15 Jun 1999 14:38:45 +0100 (BST)
> Subject:        SHK 10.1006 Tangent to Byron Comment

> Who is this Byron, by the way? I'm doing research on Shakespeare. Is
> he/she as good as him?

No, he/she is not as good as him/her.

Byron was an English Lord who was, probably without warrant, accused of
having an incestuous relationship with his sister, probably with warrant
regarded as bisexual, and a radical revolutionary.  In other words, he
was politically correct before it was politically correct to be
politically correct.

He was also a very great poet, but who the hell cares?

     Roger Schmeeckle
 

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