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Re: Bloom on Hamlet
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1558  Tuesday, 5 August 2003

From:           Hugh Grady <
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Date:           Monday, 4 Aug 2003 14:18:40 -0400
Subject: 14.1554 Re: Bloom on Hamlet
Comment:        RE: SHK 14.1554 Re: Bloom on Hamlet

Dear Bill Arnold:

OK, let's get real, by all means. Tell me what you're thinking about. I
don't get it. Context is all.

Best,
Hugh Grady

>Hugh Grady writes, "The main problem here, of course, is that there is
>no innocent interpretation of the theories of Shakespeare's
>contemporaries.  Just to pick an example on which there is nearly
>universal contemporary consensus, E. M.  W. Tillyard presented a highly
>truncated, ideologically informed 'Elizabethan World Picture' in an
>attempt to do exactly what Sutton proposes, focus on Shakespeare's
>contemporaries to illuminate his plays."
>
>OK: now let's get real, shall we?  Bring in the ghost!

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