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Eunuchs
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1910  Wednesday, 1 October 2003

From:           Eduardo del Rio <
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Date:           Tuesday, 30 Sep 2003 09:42:48 -0500
Subject:        Eunuchs

Thank you all for the info. regarding the possible meaning(s) of the
reference to eunuchs in Twelfth Night.

What I am really interested in is trying to figure out what
Shakespeare's audiences may have thought of the reference, if anything.
How were the castrati viewed in Elizabethan England? Any info.  or
sources will be appreciated.

ed

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