Re: Hamlet's Antic Disposition
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1153 Tuesday, 10 June 2003
From: Larry Weiss <
Date: Monday, 09 Jun 2003 16:45:46 -0400
Subject: 14.1122 Re: Hamlet's Antic Disposition
Comment: Re: SHK 14.1122 Re: Hamlet's Antic Disposition
>Elizabethans firmly believed
>that the insane were touched by God and, in a sense, were revered and
>left to their own devices.
Which explains the treatment they received at Bethlehem Hospital.
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