irony, geniality, and malice as solvents of enthusiasm, virtue, and elevation
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
this great stage of fools.
Having read Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries by Antony Sher and then 1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro recently, Anthony Hopkins in Lear last night on BBC2 was a given. Good stuff too.