The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0168 Thursday, 30 January 2003
From: Bob Grumman <
Date: Wednesday, 29 Jan 2003 16:19:58 -0500
Subject: 14.0155 Re: Shakespeare Usurped
Comment: Re: SHK 14.0155 Re: Shakespeare Usurped
>>For me, an epic is a story in verse or some
>>modern equivalent thereof that is told by a
>>single person; a play is a story in verse or
>>prose that is acted out by more than one person.
>I'm afraid I have to disagree emphatically with the above, at least as
>regards plays. Many plays have only one actor; I've directed two such
>-- Vincent and St. Nicholas.
Maybe. I'd call them monologues myself. But I think my point is pretty
clear--even granting your point, and the fact that some epics no doubt
have been read by more than one reader.
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