Education: Shall I Die? Shall I Fly . . .

A U.S. scholar claims discovery of a poem by Shakespeare

The players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that . . . he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, "Would he had blotted a thousand!" --Ben Jonson

And now, something new from the man who brought you Hamlet?

"Every relic counts," said Harvard Professor Emeritus Harry Levin. "Shakespeare's work has ceased to be a literary consideration. It has become part of our culture, almost part of our ideology and religion."

"This is a second-rate, hack work," countered Columbia's Edward W. Tayler. "It's clumsy, inept. It's a clunker. It's quite clear to anyone who doesn't have...

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