The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1491 Tuesday, 10 August 2004
Date: Monday, 09 Aug 2004 10:54:54 -0400
Subject: Question Concerning Measure for Measure
Our library has had its Arden M for M stolen, and I can't find the
information I need in my Riverside, Norton, or Bevington Shakespeares.
So my question is: the setting for 4.1 in M for M is, of course,
Mariana's famous "moated grange"; presumably she has a house there. But
what is/was St. Luke's, the place where the moated grange is located? I
know that Luke was the patron saint of physicians, but was/is it a real
place located outside of Vienna? Is/was it something like a convent or a
hospital or a home for boys, etc.?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
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