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Re: The Filth and the Fury
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.2286  Monday, 10 December 2000

From:           A. J. Hoenselaars <
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Date:           Friday, 08 Dec 2000 16:16:40 +0100
Subject: 11.2247 The Filth and the Fury
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.2247 The Filth and the Fury

"the larger cultural impact of punk in the U.K."

Shakespeare and Punk have a relationship of long standing. Essential
though not necessarily delightful reading is Gideon Sims' THE PUNK of
the late 1970s, subtitled "the first ROMEO & JULIET with safety pins."
If I remember correctly, this novel(ette) features a "concert" of the
Sex Pistols, and David Bowie too makes a brief appearance. Ton
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