2003

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0894  Friday, 9 May 2003

From:           Tue Sorensen <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 9 May 2003 03:47:57 +0200
Subject:        Shakespeare and the Psalms

In the excellent comic book, Sandman #75, Shakespeare mentions to a
local clergyman that "they gave me some psalms to beautify". Am I right
in assuming that there are real stories and serious theories that this
was in fact the case; that Shakespeare's hand is in the King James
Bible? And if so, does anyone know who has written about this, and how
the main arguments run? Of course I realize that there is nowhere near
definitive proof.

Tue Sorensen

[Editor's Note: In the past, both the Sandman series and Shakespeare and
the KJV have been discussed on SHAKSPER. To locate these threads, use
the SEARCH function at the SHAKSPER web site, www.shaksper.net - Hardy]

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