Rory Bremner at the Globe
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1758 Monday, 27 September 2004
From: John W. Kennedy <
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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