2003

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0524  Tuesday, 18 March 2003

From:           John W. Kennedy <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Monday, 17 Mar 2003 12:05:57 -0500
Subject: 14.0513 Re: Echo of Shakespeare
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0513 Re: Echo of Shakespeare

>Theobald, on the
>other hand, is a lot harder to deal with, since what we have is the
>re-write of a play with no known copies, and once we consider that the
>lines quoted could have been originally by Fletcher.

True.  However, III, i, is not usually attributed to Fletcher, and the
passage seems Shakespearean enough to my poor judgment.

At any rate, Pope's opinions on "Double Falshood" have to be excluded,
not only because he was prejudiced, but because we know his public
statements on the subject to have been insincere.

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