On Letter-writing and the Intimate Chopin

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Is the art of letter-writing dead? How little would we know about the lives of people long gone if not for their letters, or diaries and letters… Many of them had a chance to sift and sort, deciding which letters to keep and which to burn, creating their own portrait for posterity. When future historians gain access to every single email, FB status update, and Tweet, in addition to realms of recordings, would they be able to create a better, more insightful, more complete picture of the subject of their study?