The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1990  Monday, 13 October 2003

From:           Al Magary <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 10 Oct 2003 12:28:05 -0700
Subject: 14.1976 Italian verb: "shakespeareggiare"
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.1976 Italian verb: "shakespeareggiare"

An OT comment that I hope does *not* begin a frazzle (=an instantly
worn-out thread):

Sean Lawrence has apt comments on Gary Taylor's Guardian article.  As a
steady American visitor to various British papers and the BBC since the
Iraq business, I will parallel Sean by saying that British newspaper
opinion columns are longer, more intelligent (even intellectual), more
digressive, sharper, and provocative than all but a handful of American
op-ed writers.  Gary Taylor does wander all over the world from (at
present) Rome, and I'm glad that he does not hold back anything on his

BTW you can pick up previous Taylor columns, which always manage to
involve Sh., in the Guardian archives:

or click here:  http://tinyurl.com/qhmf

Al Magary

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