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Re: 3rd Murderer in Macbeth
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0073  Thursday, 13 January 2000.

From:           Judith Matthews Craig <
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Date:           Wednesday, 12 Jan 2000 16:10:04 -0600
Subject: 11.0062 Re: 3rd Murderer in Macbeth
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0062 Re: 3rd Murderer in Macbeth

Mike Jensen writes:

<I'll leave it to Sean to defend himself if he wishes, but his <comments
<were either absurdly misread, or considered through a <very regid and
<insinsitive world view.

I guess my "regid" and "insinsitive world view" got in the way of a
close interpretation of the merits of NYPB Blue. I had to divest myself
of two setup drilling deals, hire three lawyers, and arrange for my part
of the family estate to be liquidated.  Sorry, I just didn't have time
to check the spelling either.

<the fact that one can make a
<confession without propitiation seems rather important to <the idea of
<drama as a sort of inactive catharsis.

Indeedy, Sean, Tom Reedy, or Claudius . . . .

Judeedy

Terence Hawkes writes:

<What on earth makes you think that Marx denied religion <a central role
<in capitalist society? I recall that he made quite a  <precise analysis
<of its function in that fervent, god-fearing context. Words <like
'opium'
<and 'people' come to mind.

I don't know, Ter, I just thought I did not like this thought and never
studied Marx thereafter . . . succinctly put, I studied another book
that seemed more relevant to gentle Will than t'other.

JMC
 

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