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The Beanstalk
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0290  Wednesday, 7 February 2001

From:           Skip Nicholson <
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Date:           Tuesday, 6 Feb 2001 22:56:55 -0800
Subject:        The Beanstalk

My Oxford Guide to English Lit. says that the tale of Jack and the
Beanstalk has ancient roots, possibly in the Norse tales of Yggdrassil.
Does anyone know if Shakespeare could have known the story?

Cheers,
Skip Nicholson
South Pasadena (CA) HS

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