Apparently not. It seems that some people think only the author's intent matters, even if he or she is incapable of communicating that view to anyone else.
Only poets should read their poetry? Now there is a marketing strategy!
And should only designers model their outfits?
More fundamentally, if interpretation is so important and only the poet's intent matters, what role is left for the audience? Oh, right. This stuff doesn't have an audience. Moving along...
If I quickly conclude that 2 + 2 equals 5 and others take their time to calculate that 2 + 2 equals 7 I have achieved greater efficiency than they. Better speed and accuracy. I'm still wrong, though.
Yes, the Forward Arts Foundation have moved from bad readers to good ones, but they're still readers. If you're going to bring in performers, have them perform.
P.S. Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian friends!
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