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The End of Art?

It seems debate about production values for the classics is spreading. I hope I may be forgiven for citing a few sentences from a current commentary:

"Is our obsession with updating the classics diluting their essence?"    by Michael Coveney - May 25, 2017 The Stage

thestage.co.uk/features/2017/obsession-updating-classics-diluting-essence

Shakespeare's Tragedies Reviewed

 

Peter Lang - International Academic Publisher, Moosstrasse 1 - POB 350 CH-2542 Pieterlen / Switzerland

RICHMOND, HUGH MACRAE ,

SHAKESPEARE’S TRAGEDIES REVIEWED: A SPECTATOR’S ROLE

New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 31 August 2015. XIV, 207 pp.ISBN 978-1-4331-2919-3 hb. (Hardcover) SFR 79.00 / €65.35 / £ 52.00 / US$ 84.95eBook: ISBN 978-1-4539-1480-9 SFR 83.25 /  € 65.35 / £ 52.00 / US$ 84.95

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