The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1850 Wednesday, 24 September 2003
Date: Tuesday, 23 Sep 2003 08:18:48 -0500
Subject: 14.1835 Historians Today
Comment: Re: SHK 14.1835 Historians Today
Graham Hall offers this delectable tidbit
>In the same publication, (p.31) Daniel Snowman, interviewing Lisa
>Jardine, attributes to her the following sentiment, "[...] Jardine
>learned far more from her bunfights with the Americans than from their
>'dignified' British counterparts [...]".
I gather there is some British meaning to the concept "bunfight" that
eludes their American cousins. Or is there? As a concept it is new to me
though not without a certain salacious appeal.
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