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Re: Shakespeare in Schools
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1820  Wednesday, 27 September 2000.

[1]     From:   Sean Lawrence <
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        Date:   Monday, 25 Sep 2000 11:13:13 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.1807 Re: Shakespeare in Schools

[2]     From:   Don Bloom <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 27 Sep 2000 09:31:33 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.1816 Re: Shakespeare in Schools


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From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Monday, 25 Sep 2000 11:13:13 -0700
Subject: 11.1807 Re: Shakespeare in Schools
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.1807 Re: Shakespeare in Schools

Terry writes:

> I find it rather worrying that L. Swilley bursts into tears at
> references to Antony's legs, or King Lear's buttons. This is surely what
> comes of being exposed to Shakespeare at an early age. In Britain, most
> theatres now offer counselling for such conditions. Indeed, at
> Stratford, the possibility of minor surgical intervention and ongoing
> nursing care has been considered. The Globe, meanwhile, continues to
> rely on leeches and the casting of water.

And you rely on ridicule, I suppose?

Cheers,
Se

 

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