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October 26, 2012

DOES WILLY NEED PROTECTING?

"I don't want to see 'Willy Loman, Killer of Zombies' on Broadway any time this millennium, but I do believe that great works of art can profit from radical reinterpretations that fling conventional wisdom out the window. A classic, after all, is tough enough to stand up to the hardest possible use. In the long run, the only thing that can do lasting damage to the reputation of a masterpiece is to let contemporary audiences take its excellence for granted..."

Posted October 26, 2012 8:37 AM

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