Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The master of almost ...

... or, Writing for Antiquity.

"Our audiences come to the theatre to be complimented on their goodness. They compare notes with the amiable characters in the play, and find a wonderful similarity of disposition between them. We have a common stock of dramatic morality out of which a writer may be supplied without the trouble of copying it from originals within his own breast.”

Sounds pretty up-t0-date to me.

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