The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1076 Monday, 22 May 2000.
Date: Sunday, 21 May 2000 10:17:59 -0700
Subject: Secondary School Play Choice
A new secondary school anthology of plays is in the works. I'm only
involved in terms of giving the editors an occasional sounding board.
The collection will start with the Greeks and go through 20th c.
American works. Their goal? To anthologize fine dramatic literature
that is not widely anthologized.
When it comes to Shakespeare, they have room for only one play and have
come down to either Much Ado or Othello. Which would you lean towards
and, briefly, why? If neither play strikes you as right, which would
Thanks, in advance, for your input.