Henry S. Turner

Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory #12: Henry S. Turner


Neema interviews Dr Henry S. Turner. Topics include: post-historicism?; does Marx’s notion of commodity fetishism still have value?; Pierre Bourdieu; The Politics of Truth by Michele Barret; the importance of Roland Barthes; literary theory and the sciences; Jonathan Kramnick’s assessment of Literary Darwinism; mimesis; Shakespeare’s theatrical ‘word cloud’; rethinking the concept of unity; and Madeline Doran’s Endevors and Art.