Russell Berman Quote

Presentism implies not only a shift toward contemporary material (older material is denounced polemically as tied to dead authors), but an implicit structuring of time as always only a present, without a recollection of its past, without an aspiration to a future.


p. 6. - Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty and Western Culture (2007)

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Presentism implies not only a shift toward contemporary material (older material is denounced polemically as tied to dead authors), but an implicit...

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Presentism implies not only a shift toward contemporary material (older material is denounced polemically as tied to dead authors), but an implicit...

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Presentism implies not only a shift toward contemporary material (older material is denounced polemically as tied to dead authors), but an implicit...

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Presentism implies not only a shift toward contemporary material (older material is denounced polemically as tied to dead authors), but an implicit...