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Re: Sonnet 20
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0782  Thursday, 13 April 2000.

From:           Tom Reedy <
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Date:           Wednesday, 12 Apr 2000 14:07:56 -0500
Subject: 11.0765 Re: Sonnet 20
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0765 Re: Sonnet 20

Judith Matthews Craig writes

>In the interests of "unprotecting Shakespeare" I would like to see an
>argument advanced rather than an ad hominem attack.  Some of us
>"prickless" pricks thought that the "universality of Shakespeare" meant
>that he was more interested in the impact of time on people and events
>or perhaps the value of universal ideas as they applied to the universal
>human condition as depicted in poetry rather than in the depiction of a
>mindless blob of gutter sexuality common to any bestial human willing to
>indulge it.
> Judy Craig

Oh, boy.  Here we go again.

I'll pass on this one; it does get tiresome after a while.

Tom Reedy

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