The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1943 Monday, 6 October 2003
From: Larry Weiss <
Date: Friday, 03 Oct 2003 11:09:36 -0400
Subject: 14.1931 Women Fencing
Comment: Re: SHK 14.1931 Women Fencing
>The common links between fencing as a sport and as combat survived into
>the early twentieth century, when Parisian fencing clubs would still
>train men who were actually preparing for duels (not mortal duels, but
>the relationship still holds).
It has lasted much longer than that, at least in Germany (esp.
Think of Oskar Werner.
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