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Re: Julie Taymor's TITUS
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.2296  Monday, 10 December 2000

From:           Tim Perfect <
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Date:           Friday, 8 Dec 2000 21:12:06 -0800 (PST)
Subject: 11.2271 Re: Julie Taymor's TITUS
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.2271 Re: Julie Taymor's TITUS

As an occasional contributor/lurker on this list, I am somewhat troubled
by what Pervez Rizvi has stated.

While I can appreciate the purpose behind his statements, I think that
what has been said could
prove to silence anyone not of a "scholarly" background in Shakespeare,
myself included.  I come
from the performance side of the house, rather than the scholarly, if
one can make that distinction. I am by no means a scholar

Now, that's not to say that I don't agree that all members should
consider well their statements before submission, but to me, at least,
the non-scholarly or "amateur" do have as much to offer to this list.
On the other hand, perhaps I have misread the purpose of this list
entirely, and for that I apologize.

Tim Perfect
 

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