The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1348 Saturday, 18 May 2002
Date: Thursday, 16 May 2002 22:29:28 +0100 (BST)
Subject: Re: Movies and Luhrmann
> 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
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