Shakespeare, Resentment, Self-Education and Thieves


There is a great phrase in U2's The Fly, where Bono sings,"Every artist is a cannibal every poet is a thief they all kill their inspiration then sing about their grief."U2 was then in its Big Irony period, and the lyric is supremely ironic, as the first line of it was lifted from an interview with a British textual artist whose name I forget.With the opening of the latest "Shakespeare could not have written his … [Read more...]