You do NOT re-write William Shakespeare!

Whine at the Independent after their Booker Prize-winning columnist Howard Jacobson said he was going to rewrite The Merchant of Venice to take out the “anti-Semitism”


I don’t care if Mr Jacobson has won some award or other for his writing, you do NOT re-write William Shakespeare!

It is intellectual vandalism and arrogance at the level of wanting to wallpaper the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.


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These posts represent the collected thought of Paul Harper. Usually rants, occasionally lucid, always easily ignored. Read, don't read, your call!

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