The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0710 Thursday, 14 April 2005
Date: Wednesday, 13 Apr 2005 17:20:17 +0100
Subject: 16.0695 Dating Hamlet
Comment: Re: SHK 16.0695 Dating Hamlet
Robin Hamilton writes ...
>Gunpowder and Wittenberg imply (to put it no more strongly) that
>+Hamlet+ would be taken by its original audience as set in a
>(relatively) recent point in time, certainly that rather than the remote
Why not the present? If the "eyrie of children" are the Children of the
Chapel in Blackfriars, this boys company was not formed until September
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