The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.081  Thursday, 16 January 2003

From:           Hardy M. Cook <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, January 16, 2003
Subject:        Critical Location of Postings

Dear SHAKSPEReans:

I am currently writing an essay about SHAKSPER for a collection of
essays entitled "Shakespeare and Information Technology" to be published
as a special edition of the journal *College Literature*.

In this essay, I plan to provide a description of the list, its history,
my work in editing the digests, the intricacies of moderating the list,
memorable discussions, and ongoing topics. In describing the list, I
would like to characterize the critical positions in which members'
contributions are situated, and I would appreciate any private
suggestions that anyone would wish to send to me.

I am not trying to cast positions these as binaries. I have, however,
thought about such critical locations as traditionalists, universalists,
historicists, formalists, new historicists, post-modernists, feminists,
relativists, deconstructionists, materialists, and presentists. This
list constitutes only my first thoughts and may not even make it into
the essay. However, I am interested in any private feedback members
might provide.


S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.

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