By Philip Schwyzer
Archaeology and literary reviews are themselves items of the Renaissance. even though the 2 disciplines have occasionally considered each other as opponents, they proportion a different and unsettling intimacy with the lines of previous life--with the phrases the lifeless wrote, sang, or heard, with the gadgets they made, held, or lived inside of. Schwyzer argues that on the root of either types of scholarship lies the forbidden wish to wake up (and communicate with) the useless. notwithstanding most unlikely or absurd this wish could be, it is still a primary resource of either moral accountability and aesthetic pleasure.
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Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature by Philip Schwyzer