SBP editorial: Don’t admire artists, admire artworks instead

10th March, 2019

The poet WB Yeats almost certainly meant it rhetorically: “How can we know the dancer from the dance?” But, roughly 93 years after he wrote Among School Children, the line has come to have an unanticipated relevance in relation to the #MeToo movement and the litany of rape and sexual abuse allegations against high-profile figures in music, film and politics.

The latest relates to the singer Michael Jackson, who has for decades been the...

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