Australian politics, society & culture

Good art, bad people

Good art, bad people "Norman Mailer in a rage once tried to kill one of his wives. The painter Caravaggio and the poet and playwright Ben Jonson both killed men in duels or brawls. Genet was a thief, Rimbaud was a smuggler, Byron committed incest, Flaubert paid for s#x with boys. So case closed, one is tempted to say."

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Shortlist Date: 
Thursday, 28 June 2012 - 3:15pm
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General item


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