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A New Source for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”?


The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0238  Friday, 10 May 2013


From:        Larry Weiss < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Date:         May 9, 2013 10:29:46 PM EDT

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER: MND Source? 


Kimura-sensei’s conjecture that The Birds is a source for MND is fascinating, but I wonder why she doesn’t say the same about the closing Cuckoo song in LLL. Unfortunately, to come to an informed judgment about this, we need to have the original Greek text of The Birds, and I have mislaid mine, as well as Greek translations of MND and LLL. Perhaps Kimura-sensei could supply them and point out the similarities.


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