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- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Shakespeare
- From: "Angi's Cat House" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 03:29:26 -0400
- Message-Id: <199705190734.AAA19421@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
That is positively brilliant! It's one of those ideas I wish I'd
Jack Ginsberg wrote:
> Shakespeare is probably one of the most censored, expurgated,
> bowdlerized authors ever!. Bowdler's famous Family Shakespeare is now
> quite difficult to obtain. The forerunner of Family Values?
> Interestingly in the book-arts context, Janet Zweig published an
> 'artist's book' in 1989 titled "The 336 lines currently expurgated
> from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in ninth grade textbooks".
> "Directions for use: Xerox this book so that the words are printed
> on only one side of the sheet. Cut out the lines and replace them in
> your textbook where they belong in the play. Pass the book on to
> another student"
> Jack M. Ginsberg
> E-mail: email@example.com
> Johannesburg, South Africa
> >There is already at least one English version of the Bible that is
> said to
> >be politically correct and I even heard that Shakespeare's works are
> >being revised.
> I can understand the Bible but Will Shakespeare, are you sure?
> Christopher Brown
> 1214 E. Mifflin
> Madison Wi 53703