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On Anachronism
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On Anachronism

Jeremy Tambling

Abstract

This book joins together Shakespeare and Proust as the great writers of love to show that love is always anachronistic, and never more so when it is homosexual. Drawing on Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger, Derrida, Blanchot and Levinas and Deleuze, difficult but essential theorists of the subject of ‘being and time’ and ‘time and the other’, it examines why speculation on time has become so crucial within modernity. Through the related term ‘anachronism’, the book considers how discussion of time always turns into discussion of space, and how this, too, can never be quite defined. It speculates on ... More

Keywords: anachronism, heterogeneity, anachronicity, trauma, post-Nietzschean theory, time, Shakespeare, Proust, love, space

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719082443
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082443.001.0001

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Jeremy Tambling, author

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