2005

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0380  Thursday, 24 February 2005

From:           Terence Hawkes <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 24 Feb 2005 05:06:14 -0500
Subject: Shakespeare and the Qu'ran
Comment:        SHK 16.0366 Shakespeare and the Qu'ran

Peter Bridgman has it that

'In one of Borges' short stories a scholar called Pierre Menard writes a
version of Don Quixote that is identical to the original, but without
copying a single word from Cervantes.'

No. The point is that whilst every word is copied from Cervantes,
Menard's version is emphatically not identical to the original. How true.

T. Hawkes

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