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Real art vs the other stuff

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I recently asked why The Guardian was not more supportive of the reputation of William Shakespeare, our greatest native genius. JuliaM has hit upon the answer over at the gloomily-named GroupBlog, Orphans of Liberty. Real art, in Guardian Land, is stuff no-one wants funded by money taken by force from taxpayers. Not Shakespeare's commercial tat. I am embarrassed now to have asked such a naive question.


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On Tuesday 25 October in "Shakespeare Family And Friends" I explained many of his personal and family links that are in the records but not alas in many books about him.


I still think I had the main reason, but I guess there are probably more than one reason, there often is.

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