New clothes for Shakespeare and Sondheim: on the arrogance of ignorance

by Steven Paul Leiva “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” 
-Charles Darwin I was once driving around with a colleague, an actor of sorts who I will call Harry Hotdoggen, when the subject of William Shakespeare came up. “Shakespeare is the Emperor’s New Clothes,” Harry said in a statement so definitive that I … Continue reading New clothes for Shakespeare and Sondheim: on the arrogance of ignorance

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