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Belatedness of Hamlet
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2429  Tuesday, 23 December 2003

From:           Dana Wilson <
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Date:           Monday, 22 Dec 2003 06:56:38 -0800 (PST)
Subject: 14.2424 Belatedness of Hamlet
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.2424 Belatedness of Hamlet

Harvey et al,

>Quite a bit has been written in cinema scholarship
>about 'profilmic'
>space -- what takes place 'around' the frame;

Yes, you might have caught my prev thread about "Shadow of the Vampire"
starring John Malkovich and Willem Defoe on this subj.   I hypothesized
that the Rasputin story was merely a Russian translation of Hamlet, and
that Murtenauer, drank in his German translation thus.

>In a piece about HAMLET some
>time ago, I mentioned
>alternate scripts about what transpired during the
>'blank space' of
>Hamlet's sojurn with the pirates.

Would you copy this to me off line?

>The writer 's
>hypothesis about Old
>Norway inter alia is new to me. Has this been
>abstracted from a paper,
>and if so is it -- and similar material --
>available?

I don't believe the info is public.   A correspondent directed me to
material re alienation and exile in the sonnets, and I abstracted this
to my theory about the role of post-letters in alienation, and I used
this to develop my theory of the cycles of reply in which context I
explain the belatedness of Hamlet.

I hope that makes sense. I can't stop for the OED today: I press too
hard upon the edge.

DEW

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