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Celtic or English Folklore Purgatory
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.2026  Thursday, 8 December 2005

From: 		Peter Bridgman <
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Date: 		Wednesday, 7 Dec 2005 19:56:57 -0000
Subject: 16.2015 Celtic or English Folklore Purgatory
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.2015 Celtic or English Folklore Purgatory

Bill Arnold writes ...

 >Thanks to Peter Bridgman, perhaps the premise of Shakespeare's
 >Hamlet might be brought into a more proper focus ...

Bill flatters me unnecessarily.  The Hamlet-St. Patrick's Purgatory 
connection has been written about by lots of people, notably Stephen 
Greenblatt who devotes much of his book 'Hamlet in Purgatory' to the 
subject.

Peter Bridgman

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