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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2141  Tuesday, 21 December 2004

[Editor's Note: I would appreciate it if contributors to this thread
would make an effort to bring it to a conclusion soon.]

From:           Peter Bridgman <
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Date:           Monday, 20 Dec 2004 16:19:05 -0000
Subject: 15.2134 Jewish Shakespeare
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.2134 Jewish Shakespeare

David Basch writes ...

 >The poet is obviously
 >sympathetic to the Jew because he humanizes him greatly in his speeches
 >and sprinkles the dialogue of the play with the contradictions in the
 >morality espoused and practiced by the Christians ...

Surely, with the exception of Iago and Cornwall, the poet is sympathetic
to ALL his villains?

Peter Bridgman

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