The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0642  Friday, 16 March 2001

From:           Clifford Stetner <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 16 Mar 2001 00:14:17 -0500
Subject: 12.0596 Re: Plato's Symposium
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0596 Re: Plato's Symposium

>>how far was the Symposium known in Jacobean
>>England.  It was not available in English.  Sidney and Chapman both
>>apparently knew of it, but possibly only by repute.

I think there is much to be said for Francis Yates' identification of
Giordano Bruno as a major conduit of Platonic sources to the English
literary renaissance.

Clifford Stetner

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