2003

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0430  Thursday, 6 March 2003

From:           Tom Pendleton <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 28 Feb 2003 13:34:45 -0500
Subject: 14.0366 A Lover's Complaint
Comment:        RE: SHK 14.0366 A Lover's Complaint

What I think is the only reference to A Lover's Complaint (there is no
entry in the index), occurs on page 118.  "While some scholars whose
judgment I respect (notably [MacDonal] Jackson and A. K. Hieatt) argue
for Shakespeare's authorship, it has always seemed to me to have too
many oddities in vocabulary and rhetoric to be easily acceptable, and
some of the counter-evidence cited by Jurgen Schafer, and by Elliott and
Valenza, weaken the case significantly." (V's punctuation).  A notable
dissent by a prestigious critic, but on what is usually considered a
debatable point, and so not really very big news.  Sprry.

Tom Pendleton

_______________________________________________________________
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>

DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Search

Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.