RARA-AVIS: Re: Back by Popular Demand

From: jimdohertyjr ( jimdohertyjr@yahoo.com)
Date: 01 Dec 2007


Re your comment below:

> Let's let Altman rest in peace. He died quite recently and his body
> work has already entered Film Parnassus. And let's not confuse a
> person with his work, let alone with one piece of his work. By
> Dante in this selective fashion, you could condemn Beethoven to a
> special circle for having written Wellington's Victory, a dreadful
> work, or Mozart, for having written some of those pieces where he was
> just spinning his wheels, or any writer who wrote a bad book.

Point taken. I didn't know he'd passed recently or I wouldn't have made that joke.


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