Thursday, January 31, 2013


...Howard Jacobson: Difficult for art if you’re watching your manners
Once you're living in a culture where it's decided that offence is central to it, where you have to watch your manners all the time, it gets very difficult for art - and impossible for comedy. My novels are partly about this. You can't be rude to women. You can't be rude to Jews. I mean, why can't i? 

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