Re: Fractal stories (was: Re: the hazards of essentialist glossolalia)

From: scerir (
Date: Fri Dec 21 2001 - 10:50:29 MST

From: "Technotranscendence"

> Actually, I see recursiveness in many pre-19th works, such as in
> Shakespeare's sonnets. (See Helen Vendler's recent analysis
> of them.)

Excellent (as usual)!

And this is taken from "Hamlet", act III, scene II

"There is a play to-night before the king;
One scene of it comes near the circumstance,
Which I have told thee, of my father's death:"

A play-within-a-play.



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