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Tue Jan 11 22:54:49 EST 2000
alexandra.bolintineanu at utoronto.ca wrote:
And,on a different topic,speaking of clever students getting
along uneasily with less clever teachers, last night at a reading of As
You Like It, a couple of lines leaped out at me. "By my troth, we that
have good wits have much to answer for. We shall be flouting; we cannot
hold." This from Touchstone, the marvellous fool.
For those of you who have read Garth Nix's SABRIEL, is this where Touchstone's
name comes from? I never understood why Sabriel said it was a fool's
name...the only touchstone I was familiar with was as in Touchstone Pictures,
like the movie company. Haven't read enough Shakespeare!
Did I include Garth Nix in the list of faves? I should have. He is an Aussie
author--Sally? SABRIEL is in the same vein as Robin McKinley's books; his
SHADE'S CHILDREN is darker s/f. Both very recommended.
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