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Modern Bowdlerizations
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1982  Thursday, 1 December 2005

From: 		Thomas Pendleton <
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Date: 		Wednesday, 30 Nov 2005 13:24:56 -0500
Subject: 16.1968 Modern Bowdlerizations
Comment: 	RE: SHK 16.1968 Modern Bowdlerizations

Jeff

You're right (obviously), and I was wrong. I misread Riverside's textual 
notes.  The Folio, Q2, and Q3 all have "open, or"; Q1 has "Et caetera," 
and Q4 "open & catera, and." Riverside cites Richard Hosley's 1961 Yale 
Shakespeare edition as the source of the "open-arse" reading.

Tom Pendleton

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