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Re: Hamlet's Clashing Ideals
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1952  Tuesday, 7 August 2001

From:           Steve Roth <
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Date:           Saturday, 4 Aug 2001 09:13:26 -0700
Subject: 12.1944 Re: Hamlet's Clashing Ideals
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1944 Re: Hamlet's Clashing Ideals

>From:           Paul E. Doniger 
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>I have to apologize for a typo; it's not 'Grey', but 'Greg' -- W.W.
>Greg, that is, who disagreed with Dover Wilson's imaginative idea that
>Claudius and Gertrude were too distracted to notice the dumb show. I'm
>looking for the reference, which I remember I had somewhere, but I
>haven't found it, yet. I shall pass it on as soon as I locate it.

Thanks, I also have read Greg's (apt) dismissal of Wilson's theory, and
am also unable to cite the exact source from memory. But my point was
exactly that--that Wilson's theory (on this point) is pretty untenable,
and a more satisfying explanation is necessary.

Thanks,
Steve
http://princehamlet.com

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