The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1893 Friday, 6 October 2000.
Date: Thursday, 05 Oct 2000 18:05:50 -0400
Subject: 11.1875 Re: Shakespeare in Schools
Comment: Re: SHK 11.1875 Re: Shakespeare in Schools
> But for those of us who vaguely think as I do, we have the last laugh.
> It was said by an Oxford Shakespearian editor that Hamlet changed
> western thinking. So in a sense, whether we like him or loathe him we
> are all in a Hamletian future.
Hamletian? I'm not so certain that I care for this adjective. Might we
consider some others?
Hamletarian? With authority
Hamletiffic? A close cousin to the above.
Hamlescent? Luminous and shiny--above all, enlightening.
Hamleticious? Flavor of the millennium.
Hamletenacious? Yes, it's long, but we will get through it!
Hamlovian? Of course it's the greatest play ever written. Don't be
Now, this is serious stuff, not to be taken lightly. Consider a grain
of salt . . . and your favorite, refreshing beverage.