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Re: Acting
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0019  Wednesday, 3 January 2001

From:           Terence Hawkes <
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Date:           Wednesday, 3 Jan 2001 06:02:15 -0500
Subject: Re: Acting
Comment:        SHK 12.0003 Re: Acting

Paul E. Doniger refers to 'the actor's or actress's awareness of the
mind of the playwright (e.g., Shakespeare's mind)'. What on earth can
'Shakespeare's mind' mean here? How does an actor or actress gain access
to it? Why in heaven's name would they want to? If this is what raising
the level of discourse produces, I suggest we lower it as soon as
possible.

De profundis,
T. Hawkes
 

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