By Grant Williams,Christopher Ivic

This number of essays historicizes and theorizes forgetting in English Renaissance literary texts and their cultural contexts. Its essays open up a space of analysis missed through modern Renaissance scholarship, that's too usually swayed through a severe paradigm dedicated to the "art of memory." This quantity recovers the the most important position of forgetting in generating early modernity's subjective and collective identities, wishes and fantasies.

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