The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0741 Thursday, 1 November 2007
From: Jan Hammerquist <
Date: Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 18:33:44 -0400
Subject: 18.0728 Presentism
Comment: Re: SHK 18.0728 Presentism
If we fail to see the various significations of his/our language, we see
only an impassable past; we can even only recreate the Elizabethan time
period through our own modernity. This also shows the two times are
connected; thus he speaks to us today.
If you mean a knife aimed at the heart of what it is all-too-often a
dead body of knowledge, then yes. Presentism offers to revive scholarship.
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