The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1569 Thursday, 7 August 2003
Date: Wednesday, 6 Aug 2003 06:42:57 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: 14.1566 A Bold Troilus and Cressida
Comment: Re: SHK 14.1566 A Bold Troilus and Cressida
Paul Swanson wrote:
>The closing speech of Pandarus -- on paper a silly and comical parting
>-- is presented as an agonized and bitter denunciation of virtually the
>entire world. Just as the speech ends, a strange, driving song begins to
>blare, and while the name and artist escapes me, the song includes
>lyrics saying something along the lines of "I want to f--k you like an
>animal" and something other bit about penetration. Then silence.
That would be "Closer" by Nine Inch Nails, which a few years ago became
something of an anthem for nihilistic teenagers.
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