The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1558 Tuesday, 5 August 2003
From: Hugh Grady <
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.
>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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