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Re: Movies and Luhrmann
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1348  Saturday, 18 May 2002

From:           Takashi Kozuka <
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Date:           Thursday, 16 May 2002 22:29:28 +0100 (BST)
Subject:        Re: Movies and Luhrmann

Brian says:

> Shakespeare's plots are, for the most part, not his
> own. Nearly one
> third of those plays are history plays with some
> invented plot elements.
> The comedies and tragedies, with the exception of
> some subplots and a
> couple of plays, are lifted from sources.

I believe that Brian confuses two terms: 'plot' and 'story'. See, for
example, A Handbook to Literature (by C. Hugh Holman and William
Harmon).

Best wishes,
Takashi Kozuka

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