The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0959  Friday, 27 April 2001

From:           Sean Lawrence <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 25 Apr 2001 19:33:30 -0700
Subject: 12.0933 Re: Black Rosalind
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0933 Re: Black Rosalind

Stephanie Hughes asks:

>Are we examining our own prejudices in this forum or are we attempting
>to discover the author's purposes?

A fascinating question, since it, itself, is an examination of our own

I'd add, though, that I'm not sure the two concerns are entirely
distinct.  Even assuming that there is an author to be discovered (a
question perhaps better not asked) I'm not sure if we would discover him
as a sort of content or intention.  In any case, we would wish to filter
our own prejudices by way of discerning it.


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