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RE: HUMOR: Oedipus rex: Re HUMOR, more or less
From: Betty Cunningham [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, January 18, 1999 8:54 PM
Subject: HUMOR: Oedipus rex
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> > : Has anyone written _Oedipus T. Rex_ yet?
> > How's he supposed to poke his own eyes out with those little
> It occurs to me he could use a nearby sharp tree? It was a
> in the original.
> Oddly the more I think of this the more I think an animated film
> :Antigone: (and some of the back-story of :Seven Against Thebes:)
> dinosaurs would work quite well as metaphor. Same goes for
> Hmm. Could start a craze.
>When we (Pete and Anne-Marrie Wright and I) went to see Kenneth
>Brannagh's film of Much Ado About Nothing, which was out at the
>time as Jurassic Park, we made the man in the ticket office promise
>there would be no dinosaurs in it at all. He seemed quite reluctant
>agree to this.
>After the film we went back to report that we had thought there
>have been one hiding in the maze during the scene in the fountain
>would give him the benefit of the doubt.
I watched Brannagh's "Hamlet" & it seemed to be a geological age
"MacBeth" done entirely with various Tyrannosaur species would seem