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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1467  Tuesday, 6 September 2005

From: 		Jack Heller <
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Date: 		Monday, 5 Sep 2005 11:20:53 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 16.1449 Rapper
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1449 Rapper

 >His
 >poetry was the best street rhyming of his time. And Shakespeare was the
 >best "player" of them all!  Even today, 400 years later, Shakespeare is
 >the world's ultimate rapper!

Not bad, but The Onion has had better. As for street rhyming, I think 
Jonson, Middleton, and Dekker could compete for the Jacobean prize.

Jack Heller

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