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Re: Comedy of Errors
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1935  Friday, 20 September 2002

[1]     From:   R. A. Cantrell <
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        Date:   Thursday, 19 Sep 2002 09:28:29 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.1928 Comedy of Errors

[2]     From:   W. L. Godshalk <
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        Date:   Thursday, 19 Sep 2002 14:18:38 -0400
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.1928 Comedy of Errors

[3]     From:   Bruce Young <
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        Date:   Thursday, 19 Sep 2002 16:04:31 -0600
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.1928 Comedy of Errors


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From:           R. A. Cantrell <
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Date:           Thursday, 19 Sep 2002 09:28:29 -0500
Subject: 13.1928 Comedy of Errors
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1928 Comedy of Errors

>Does
>anyone know much about these "genius" spirits he's speaking of?  Is
>Shakespeare trying to set up a dichotomy between the Antipholi, one
>being worldly and the other spiritual? Or is it just supposed to be a
>scary comment on identity, that only one Antipholus is real and the
>other completely hollow.

See djinn. No dichotomy, no scary, no real v. completely hollow. Cute
word, probably freshly heard in another public venue. Comedy is a
stageplay, not an essay. New Criticism is hard to escape, but you must
run away, run away.

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From:           W. L. Godshalk <
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Date:           Thursday, 19 Sep 2002 14:18:38 -0400
Subject: 13.1928 Comedy of Errors
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1928 Comedy of Errors

Matt Cheung  asks:  "Or is it {the Duke's question} just supposed to be
a scary comment on identity, that only one Antipholus is real and the
other completely hollow?

 

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