2002

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0890  Friday, 29 March 2002

From:           Katherine Scheil <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 29 Mar 2002 01:07:43 +0000
Subject:        Shakespearian/Shakespearean

Dear Colleagues,

Is there a consensus as to the preferred spelling of "Shakespearian" or
"Shakespearean"?  The former seems to accord with "Chaucerian,"
"Dickensian," "Spenserian," etc. but I seem to be seeing more spellings
of "Shakespearean" (e.g. the recent Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean
Comedy).  What do listmembers think?

Katherine Scheil
University of Rhode Island

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