The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0715 Sunday, 21 October 2007
From: V. K. Inman <
Date: Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 19:45:20 -0400
Subject: 18.0701 Filthy Shakespeare
Comment: Re: SHK 18.0701 Filthy Shakespeare
V. K. Inman said,
>There is a censored edition of Shakespeare which was used to train
>Jesuits for service in England. I can find a reference if you are
>interested, but it tends to support the filthy Shakespeare idea.
Several people contacted me off list to find out about this edition.
The copy is in the Folger Shakespeare Library at the present time, I
believe. It is discussed in Roland M. Frye's, _Shakespeare and Christian
Doctrine_ Princeton, NJ: UP, 1963, in an appendix.
V. K. Inman
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