The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0525 Friday, 2 June 2006
From: L. Swilley <
Date: Thursday, 1 Jun 2006 09:04:13 -0500
Subject: 17.0518 The Big Question
Comment: Re: SHK 17.0518 The Big Question
Bob Grumman writes,
>If you define an artist as one who constructs works
>intended to appeal to our aesthetic sense PRIMARILY,
>and a moralist as one who tells people how to behave
>PRIMARILY, there's no problem.
>I have no problem with making artworks a subject of
>moral study, incidentally--but that doesn't make their
Any writer who creates characters who make choices creates a moral
dimension, a moral philosophy, whether he intended that or not.
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