2005

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0255  Tuesday, 8 February 2005

[1]     From:   Robin Hamilton <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
        Date:   Monday, 7 Feb 2005 13:48:00 -0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 16.0244 The Save Macbeth Campaign

[2]     From:   Ellen Joy Letostak <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
        Date:   Monday, 7 Feb 2005 15:49:30 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 16.0244 The Save Macbeth Campaign


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From:           Robin Hamilton <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Monday, 7 Feb 2005 13:48:00 -0000
Subject: 16.0244 The Save Macbeth Campaign
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0244 The Save Macbeth Campaign

James Doyle <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

 >An MSP launching a campaign on a complete non-issue?  Anyone would think
 >there's an election coming up   :)

Actually, I think this is rather sweet -- especially the "Replant Birnam
Wood!" side of it.

The trouble is, it's been done ever so long ago, when Rex Stout's fat
detective Nero Wolfe gave-up on reading _Richard III_ (and, at least he
was consistent, also Thomas More) because of flaws in the evidential
case for murder.

         Robin Hamilton

{As alphabet soup is taking over even in the UK, it perhaps ought to be
explained that MSP stands for "member of the Scottish Parliament", as
MEP figures "member of the European Parliament".

If Kilroy Silk's Vanitas party ("V") ever gets off the ground, we may
have MEPs fighting for MSP seats against UKIP, which will truly cause
confusion for anyone who plays Scrabble.}

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From:           Ellen Joy Letostak <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Monday, 7 Feb 2005 15:49:30 -0500
Subject: 16.0244 The Save Macbeth Campaign
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0244 The Save Macbeth Campaign

In the same vein, see Reisert's more recent Ophelia's Revenge-- a
retelling of Hamlet from Ophelia's point of view.

Ellen Joy Letostak

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