There are very few critics who have historical context or authority.
I love to read history books, which is where I get my ideas. I also read historical romance for pleasure.
Whatever can be noted historically can be found within history.
Even if you're playing the most well-known repertoire under the sun, I still believe you have a responsibility as an artist to tell the audience why you're playing it, what are the key aspects to it, and then throw in a bit about its historical context.
Shakespeare set a lot of his dramas in a historical perspective or war perspective, or he would study what was going on at that time.
If the September 11 terror attack is supposed to constitute a caesura in world history, it must be able to stand comparison to other events of world historical impact.
I am in the interesting position of being sometimes skimmed by the critics and called literature and sometimes called historical fiction.
I like writing historical fiction.
Choreographers, historically, are born, not made - their talents drive them to it.
A good monetary policy follows inflationary expectations and not historical numbers.
America has become amnesiac, a country in which forms of historical, political, and moral forgetting are not only willfully practiced but celebrated.
Art is not boosterism, it's not propaganda, and it's not spin, but that's not something that art does, and nor has it historically ever done it.
I visit English country churchyards where historical figures are buried.
If we look too closely at many historical figures, we won't like what we see.
I love historical romance, absolutely love it.
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