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In Praise of Difficulty

Howard Jacobson applauds the playwright Tom Stoppard's attack on the ignorance of the average audience.

Howard Jacobson applauds the playwright Tom Stoppard's attack on the ignorance of the average audience, arguing we should not only aspire to be educated ourselves but should not be offended by the evidence of education in others.

"We are an entangled species; we are not to be unknotted easily. When we turn our backs on difficulty in art, we turn our backs on who we are."

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Sun 16 Oct 2016 08:48

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