Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Greenblatt on Modern Politics

Hat tip to the Seacoast of Bohemia!

How often has someone actually asked a Shakespeare scholar anything rather than just tossing off Shakespeare references? Usually, it's the econ folks that get airtime.

I like the Bottom stuff, especially. Great comparison!

1 comment:

  1. Except he didn't challenge Corbert on the whole Macbeth thing. If McCain is a character from Shakespeare, it's Coriolanus.

    And since I blogged about it recently, I can't shake the notion that Palin is Chaucer's Pardoner (which, yes, I am teaching in 45 minutes-- must. resist. urge. to. mock. republicans).