The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0178 Wednesday, 22 April 2009
Date: Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 20:48:22 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 20.0172 New Portrait of Shakespeare? So what?
Comment: Re: SHK 20.0172 New Portrait of Shakespeare? So what?
>Rosenbaum's most important point isn't even about Shakespeare but
>about the relevance of biography to interpretation. Shakespeare's
>sexuality is no more useful in knowing what Hamlet is about than is
>Rush Limbaugh's political views. This article should give pause to
>those teachers of literature whose first approach to a work is to turn
>away from the text and project slides of the author's birthplace.
List, O List to Conrad Geller! What difference does it make WHO wrote
the plays? The play's the thing! Judge Stevens and his Earl of Oxford
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