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Re: Mercutio = Marlowe
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0953  Thursday, 15 May 2003

From:           Matthew Baynham <
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Date:           Thursday, 15 May 2003 08:29:22 +0100
Subject:        Mercutio = Marlowe

Perhaps this is controversial, but it seems to me that it can be very
difficult for the actor to interpret the text 'against the grain' and
that this creates a greater tension with much recent scholarship which
claims, or attempts, to do exactly that.

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