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Book Announcement: Marlowe
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0999  Tuesday, 9 May 2000.

From:           Stuart Manger <
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Date:           Tuesday, 9 May 2000 00:03:23 +0100
Subject: Book Announcement: Marlowe
Comment:        SHK 11.0988 Book Announcement: Marlowe

Idle question: why would you feel the need to produce a version of 'Jew'
by Marlowe which 'subverted its anti-semitism'?

Isn't that a bit like staging Lear without his dividing of the kingdom
to avoid denigrating the irrationalities of the elderly?

I am just curious about the philosophy behind what sounds suspiciously
like a 'bowdlerisation'?

Stuart Manger

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