The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2141 Tuesday, 21 December 2004
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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?
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