The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1869 Tuesday, 10 September 2002
Date: Monday, 9 Sep 2002 12:47:23 -0400
Subject: Pronunciation of Arcite
The instructor of my Chaucer course, B. J. Whiting, pronounced the C in
Arcite as a sibilant; so did his younger colleague, William Alfred.
I've followed their example. But the actors in the current Stratford
Festival production of *TNK* make the C hard: ArKite. Ideas about this
from the list? Reliable sources of info?
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