The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1559 Tuesday, 22 August 2000.
From: John Drakakis <
Date: Monday, 21 Aug 2000 20:20:09 +0100
Subject: 11.1545 Re: Shylock's Daughter
Comment: RE: SHK 11.1545 Re: Shylock's Daughter
I haven't read Shylock's daughter yet, but I've taken steps to try to
get a copy. Is Florence Amit saying that The Merchant of Venice is not
an anti-Semitic play? And that Shakespeare is actually parodying racial
I'd be interested to hear more...
> Yes, bogeymen and witches are also permitted by parents. The story is
> the illusion of a dominant culture stereotype that Shakespeare took
> pains to parody.