(Feingold's article appeared 6/15 in the Village Voice.)
I love Shakespeare so much that I can never understand why people want to make a religion of him. When you love someone, deeply and persistently, you don't want to pretend your love is perfection and install him on the high altar of a shrine, far out of your reach. You want to be with your love every day, knowing him so intimately that even his little faults become part of his charm.
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