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Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2074  Tuesday, 15 October 2002

[1]     From:   John W. Kennedy <
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        Date:   Saturday, 12 Oct 2002 14:32:28 -0400
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2040 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet

[2]     From:   Hugh Grady <
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        Date:   Monday, 14 Oct 2002 08:53:36 -0400
        Subj:   RE: SHK 13.2066 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet

[3]     From:   Edmond Taft <
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        Date:   Monday, 14 Oct 2002 11:25:11 -0400
        Subj:   Haunted By The Ghost In Hamlet

[4]     From:   Michael Best <
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        Date:   Monday, 14 Oct 2002 09:21:21 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2066 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet

[5]     From:   Steve Roth <
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        Date:   Monday, 14 Oct 2002 12:00:44 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2066 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet

[6]     From:   David Bishop <
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        Date:   Monday, 14 Oct 2002 16:35:35 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2066 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet


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From:           John W. Kennedy <
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Date:           Saturday, 12 Oct 2002 14:32:28 -0400
Subject: 13.2040 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.2040 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet

John Zuill <
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>I am no scholar of
>Shakespeare in historical context or the history of religion but
>Shakespeare seems sort of like an Elizabethan deist and the conversation
>about organized Christianity doesn't seem appropriate.

But explicit and direct religion was both unfashionable and dangerous on
Shakespeare's stage.  And Shakespeare is not one of those who feels it
necessary to point out that horse-stealing is wrong.

(I wonder how many people, deprived of explicit data, would ever imagine
that "The Zeal of Thy House" and "Busman's Honeymoon" were written by
the same writer at nearly the same time.)

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From:           Hugh Grady <
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Date:           Monday, 14 Oct 2002 08:53:36 -0400
Subject: 13.2066 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet
Comment:        RE: SHK 13.2066 Re: Haunted by the Ghost in Hamlet

In re Steve Roth's contentions: "A few conclusions that anyone reading
these books will find to be pretty incontrovertible

 

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