The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1506 Tuesday, 13 September 2005
From: John Briggs <
Date: Friday, 9 Sep 2005 13:21:56 +0100
Subject: 16.1492 Lear's little dogs
Comment: Re: SHK 16.1492 Lear's little dogs
Jack Heller wrote:
>"Malkin" seems to be a standard name for cats associated with
>witchcraft. Such a cat is named in both Macbeth and in Tho.
>Middleton's The Witch.
Unfortunately, those two texts are not now regarded as being totally
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