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Re: Othello
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1721  Monday, 9 July 2001

From:           Robin Hamilton <
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Date:           Sunday, 8 Jul 2001 16:41:11 +0100
Subject: 12.1711 Re: Othello
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1711 Re: Othello

>From:           Graham Bradshaw <
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>Good question. It made me wonder what on earth "New Historicist"
>criticism is, or could be, if it isn't "Contextual".

I once heard it described as "anecdotal history".   Which is perhaps
unfair to the best of NH, but all too accurate with regard to the worst.

Robin Hamilton

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