insulted and starved, but I've played the game, I fought the good fight. And now it's all over; there's an indescribable peace.
"I believe in Michelangelo, Velazquez, and Rembrandt; and the might of design, the mystery of colour, the redemption of all things by Beauty everlasting, and the message of Art that has made these hands blessed. Amen. Amen." These words were given to the dying painter Louis Dubedat in George Bernard Shaw's The Doctor's Dilemma. It is the credo of an artist, a specific human being, and only a part of the author's credo, whose beliefs are summed up in the entirety of his work. Not being a writer, a prophet, or a philosopher, but an actress, I must again employ the help of a playwright to paraphrase