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Cordelia's Death
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0282  Thursday, 10 February 2000.

From:           Jim Lusardi <
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Date:           Wednesday, 09 Feb 2000 15:40:20 -0500
Subject: 11.0274 Re: Lady Macbeth's Death
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0274 Re: Lady Macbeth's Death

Dear Sean:

Re: Shakespeare's treatment of Cordelia's death, see (1) Edmund's
issuing of the death warrant to the anonymous Captain (5.3.26-40), (2)
Edmund's "my writ / Is on the life of Lear and on Cordelia"
(5.3.249-50), (3) Lear's "I killed the slave that was a-hanging thee"
(5.3.279).

Yours--Jim Lusardi
 

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