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New Book from Mellon Press
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0296  Tuesday, 20 July 2010

From:         John C Zuill <
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Date:         July 15, 2010 10:10:14 PM EDT
Subject: 21.0287  New Book from Mellon Press
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0287  New Book from Mellon Press

>Re: Shakespeare--Etait-il Juif?: Une Nouvelle Approche de sa 
>Vie et de son Oeuvre
>
>Not so nouvelle an approche to us at SHAKSPER, hein? But no, 
>I don't know the book, and of course it's absurd.
>
>But then, who would have imagined Cary Grant, Maggie Gylenhaal 
>and -- OMG!! Christopher Hitchens!! -- to be Jewish? On the 
>other hand, the late Roy Scheider, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and 
>TV comic and Brooklyn-bred yakfester Joy Behar (although Behar 
>is the name of a torah portion read in May) -- not at all.
>
>As a friend of my brother's used to say, You know, you never 
>know . . .
>
>Best to all,
>Bob Projansky

I have great difficulty understanding the importance of Hitchens. When we 
need sense we are given Hitchens and his Ilk. So we are in this mess. 

[Editor's Note: I don't see the relevance of this to Shakespeare. Perhaps, 
this thread has reached its useful end. -Hardy]


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