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Re: Subtext
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2793  Monday, 10 December 2001

From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Friday, 07 Dec 2001 10:41:00 -0800
Subject: 12.2772 Re: Subtext
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2772 Re: Subtext

Bill Godshalk replies that what lies in the interstices of the text is

>nothing -- unless you mean the white spaces.

Ah, but what is nothing?  The nihilation at the heart of being which
allows for Sartrean freedom?  The existential gap across which
Kierkegaard hoped to leap?  The infinite distance between self and
other?  The nothingness of negative theology?

Cheers,
Se

 

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