The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1519 Thursday, 12 August 2004
From: Alan Horn <
Date: Wednesday, 11 Aug 2004 18:42:49 -0400
Subject: 15.1508 Timon of Athens
Comment: RE: SHK 15.1508 Timon of Athens
Bob G. writes: "The reason Timon seems unfinished to me--a first draft,
to be accurate--is simply that it's a terrible play...."
The premise that Shakespeare's method of working was to write a bad play
first and add poetry, complexity, and a good plot in later drafts should
maybe be thought through again.
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