Nobel Lecture: Arts, Truth & Politics
Warning: The above is nothing for contemporaries
who 'have no(t 46 minutes) time for such things'.
Brief personal note, especially for those ... experts who got het up when Harold Pinter in 2005 was awarded the Nobelprize:
Once in the 70th of the past millennium two outstanding performances of No-Man's Land made me curious to read Pinter's plays: One in the Old Vic (London) with (Sir) John Gielgud as Spooner and Ralph Richardson as Hirst, the other in Schloßpark Theater (Berlin) with Martin Held (Hirst) and Bernhard Minetti (Spooner).
If any ... expert had asked me then, f.e. 'Who's better - Nobel Laureate Thomas Mann or Harold Pinter?' - my answer had not been 'Thomas Mann'.
Well, the two gentlemen may discuss this in 'Every-Man's Land'.
D.i.P. [Discuss in Peace]