If you like Shakespeare’s plays, enjoy them regardless of who actually wrote them. If you don’t like most of them, as I do not, then who cares who wrote them? I prefer his historical plays mostly and I also know most of them are not historical but propaganda for certain royal causes. It seems to me, perhaps I remember wrongly, that Voltaire did not like Shakespeare’s plays. More power to Voltaire, then!

Norman Ravitch *62
Savannah, Ga.