The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0776 Friday, 8 September 2006
From: Kevin De Ornellas <
Date: Thursday, 07 Sep 2006 21:35:16 +0100
Subject: 17.0773 Wikipedia
Comment: Re: SHK 17.0773 Wikipedia
>"Yet, in Wikipedia's defense, the Britannica is still apologizing for
>keeping Margaret Murray's crank "Witchcraft" article in print for 40
>years, and I gather that the Britannica website, at least, subscribes (or
>once did subscribe) to Charles Hamilton's ridiculous identification of
>"The Second Maiden's Tragedy" as "Cardenio".
I think that if you are going to defend Wikipedia, you need to do better
than to cite two regrettable aspects of a completely different publication
in a totally different media.
Kevin De Ornellas
University of Ulster
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