2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0566  Friday, 27 February 2004

[1]     From:   Mari Bonomi <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
        Date:   Thursday, 26 Feb 2004 09:12:20 -0500
        Subj:   RE: SHK 15.0550 Cordelia (Lack of Insolence)

[2]     From:   Michael Egan <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
        Date:   Thursday, 26 Feb 2004 05:35:44 -1000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 15.0550 Cordelia (Lack of Insolence)


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From:           Mari Bonomi <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 26 Feb 2004 09:12:20 -0500
Subject: 15.0550 Cordelia (Lack of Insolence)
Comment:        RE: SHK 15.0550 Cordelia (Lack of Insolence)

Bloom has been accused by Naomi Wolf, feminist author, of laying "his
heavy, boneless hand was hot on my thigh" while she was an independent
study student of his at Yale U.

http://www.nhregister.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=10997983&BRD=1281&PAG=461
&dept_id=517515&rfi=8 (New Haven _Register_ 2/20/04) for a brief summary
of the article in the current _New York Magazine_

http://www.nhregister.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=11006544&BRD=1281&PAG=461
&dept_id=517515&rfi=8 (New Haven _Register_ 2/22/04) for more details of
Wolf's charge

Mari Bonomi

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From:           Michael Egan <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 26 Feb 2004 05:35:44 -1000
Subject: 15.0550 Cordelia (Lack of Insolence)
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.0550 Cordelia (Lack of Insolence)

Naomi Wolf alleges that twenty years ago, after the two had dined
together at her home and consumed a quantity of wine, Harold Bloom put
his hand on her knee. She then went into the kitchen and threw up. Bloom
remarked that she was an extremely disturbed young woman and left.

Every Yom Kippur since then Ms Wolf has been wracked with guilt for not
speaking up and thus saving other young ladies at Yale from this sexual
predator. Now she has finally done so.

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