The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0296 Tuesday, 20 July 2010
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,
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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