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Agnes Heller - The Time Is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History - 9780742512511 - V9780742512511
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The Time Is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History

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Description for The Time Is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History Paperback. This work covers the Shakespearean ouvre from a philosophical perspective, finding that Shakespeare's historical dramas reflect issues and reveal puzzles which were later taken up by philosophy proper. Num Pages: 384 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSGS; HBA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 147 x 21. Weight in Grams: 500.
The Time Is Out of Joint handles the Shakespearean oeuvre from a philosophical perspective, finding that Shakespeare's historical dramas reflect on issues and reveal puzzles which were taken up by philosophy proper only in the centuries following them. Shakespeare's extraordinary handling of time and temporality, the difference between truth and fact, that of theory, and that of interpretation and revelatory truth are evaluated in terms of Shakespeare's own conjectural endeavors, and are compared with early modern, modern, and postmodern thought. Heller shows that modernity, which recognized itself in Shakespeare only from the time of Romanticism, found in Shakespeare's work a ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
Lanham, MD, United States
ISBN
9780742512511
SKU
V9780742512511
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Ref
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About Agnes Heller
Agnes Heller is Hannah Arendt Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York.

Reviews for The Time Is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History
Shakespeare, who is truly our contemporary, provides the type of genuine insight and subtle understanding of history and politics that one rarely finds in more discursive treatises. Heller's fresh, sensitive readings are always thought-provoking. She effectively shows the richness and fertility of Shakespeare's dramas for thinking about the most intractable political and historical questions.
Richard J. Bernstein, Wissenschaftskolleg zu ... Read more

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