The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1467 Tuesday, 6 September 2005
From: Jack Heller <
Date: Monday, 5 Sep 2005 11:20:53 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 16.1449 Rapper
Comment: Re: SHK 16.1449 Rapper
>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.
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