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The Tyranny of Relevance (and Greatness) November 12, 2010: Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng takes on the question of poetry's relevance in The Independent, making a case that a "vacuous, objective" application of relevance doesn't hold up when "great poems transcend time." The problem emerges however, when the term “relevance” is misused, especially when referring to the arts. In this guise, it takes on an [...] by