The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0782 Thursday, 13 April 2000.
From: Tom Reedy <
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
> Judy Craig
Oh, boy. Here we go again.
I'll pass on this one; it does get tiresome after a while.