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Re: What is pornography?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0796  Friday, 14 April 2000.

From:           Ronald Dwelle <
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Date:           Thursday, 13 Apr 2000 10:14:12 -0400
Subject: 11.0789 What is pornography?
Comment:        RE: SHK 11.0789 What is pornography?

Relative to porn's relativity, my university's lawyers spent quite a bit
of time last year in dealing with the threat of a lawsuit from a
student's parent. (Several of us local Shakespearians as well as our
academic dean spent numerous hours on it as well.) The parent was
enraged that his daughter was subjected to viewing pornography in an
introductory Shakespeare class. The offending piece of porn? Prospero's

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