Day: July 29, 2008

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The Nature of Nature and Shakespear’s Bastards

Once upon a time I was reading King Lear, which isn’t my favorite bit of Shakespeare, but it’s right near the top and I got thinking about Edmund, the bastard son of the Duke who says this: “Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Why bastard? wherefor base? When my dimensions […]

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