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Rory Bremner at the Globe
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1758  Monday, 27 September 2004

From:           John W. Kennedy <
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Date:           Friday, 17 Sep 2004 11:08:15 -0400
Subject: 15.1744 Rory Bremner at the Globe
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.1744 Rory Bremner at the Globe

 >As I learned at school from the works of Professor AC
 >Bradley, "No play that ends with the hero alive is, in the full
 >Shakespearean sense, a tragedy ...

In light of the fact that Heminges and Condell saw fit to classify
"Cymbeline" as a tragedy, use of the phrase "in the full Shakespearean
sense" seems a tad presumptuous.

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