Presentist Shakespeares is the first extended study of the principles and practice of 'presentism', a critical movement that takes account of the never-ending dialogue between past and present. In this bold and consistently thought-provoking collection of presentist readings, the contributors: argue that the ironies generated by our involvement in time are a fruitful, necessary and an unavoidable aspect of any text's being, and that presentism allows us to engage with them more fully and productively demonstrate ...

Presentist Shakespeares 2007, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415385299

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Presentist Shakespeares 2006, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415385282