The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1818 Friday, 20 July 2001
Date: Thursday, 19 Jul 2001 11:35:48 -0400
Subject: 12.1790 Re: To be or not to be
Comment: Re: SHK 12.1790 Re: To be or not to be
I think the 1964 BBC production on location at Elsinore had Hamlet see a
shadow while talking to Ophelia, indicating his outburst at her was a
pretence because he knew he was being watched.
Not a bad idea. Lends justification to his stabbing Polonius through the
curtain and asking, "Is it the King"?
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