The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2214 Wednesday, 6 November 2002
Date: Tuesday, 5 Nov 2002 19:14:27 -0500
Subject: 13.2203 Shakespeare's Valentine? A Query
Comment: Re: SHK 13.2203 Shakespeare's Valentine? A Query
>I have not seen these occasional poems mentioned in any survey of
>Shakespeare's minor verse, not even to deny them. Have they been
>exploded?.. Has anyone ever written about this?
I have seen such mentioned in various bios, usually with a smile. The
one that seems to have some weight [for some scholars] is the grave
marker doggerel often quoted (Honnigmann?), but my memory fails just
now. That something so lame WS might well have intended for his grave is
food for thought.
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