The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.078  Monday, 27 February 2012

From:        Tom Reedy <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         February 24, 2012 2:58:37 PM EST

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER: Cruppers

 

Harry Berger Jr <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> wrote,

 

>During his stringent and persuasive review of the 1964 Hamlet 

>at Elsinore Charles Weinstein complains about “a crupperful of 

>bad performances.” That’s an interesting figure, but it puzzles 

>me: how do you fill a crupper?

 

Perhaps he mistyped the wrong vowel?

 

Tom Reedy

 

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