The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2162 Wednesday, 30 October 2002
Date: Tuesday, 29 Oct 2002 08:07:31 -0800
Subject: 13.2120 Great Britons
Comment: Re: SHK 13.2120 Great Britons
At 10:30 AM 10/23/2002 -0500, Takashi Kozuka wrote:
>SHAKSPERians may wish to take a moment to visit BBC's 'Great Britons'
>and vote for Shakespeare!
This was fun. You can apparently vote twice a week, after the Tuesday
and Friday programmes.
It would surprise me if anyone sends Cromwell or Darwin e-cards,
however you might grant the importance of these disagreeable figures.
One wonders why she and--good grief!--John Lennon are numbered among the
Top 10 Britons of all time when 19th century is underrepresented; one
might expect Victoria or Disraeli. Or Drake or Raleigh or Bacon or Henry
VIII or Thomas More.
As ever, the public ". . . gives to dust a little gilt."
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