Those of us with a bardic bent may be interested in this article regarding increasing (western) literary attention to mental states accompanying printing tech:



I've been saying for years that the main failing of a lot of 'classical' (eg Shakespeare) theatre companies is that they don't actually trust their audiences. They cut out anything they think is too 'difficult' and thereby do their audiences a disservice.

@AspiringLuddite @MarahaKahanikar

I HATE when theatre companies cut Shakespeare. I learned the plays from the scripts, and I want to hear all the lines, and learn all the nuances of the language.

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