Lynn Enright: Should I have had a lockdown passion project?
Is pandemic productivity getting a little toxic? Lynn Enright wonders if surviving a pandemic and perfecting her Negroni skills should be enough.
The King Lear discourse was a harbinger of things to come. In March 2020, as we shuffled around terrified of the mysterious virus, a preposterous discussion about whether or not Shakespeare had written King Lear while in quarantine – and whether or not it was appropriate to model your own quarantine output on the man widely acknowledged to be the world’s best-ever writer – took place online. That first little internet row erupted before lockdown...