By James Kuzner
To Kuzner, Shakespeare’s skepticism doesn’t have the allowing capability of Keats’s heroic “negativity capability,” yet nor is that skepticism the corrosive sickness that inevitably matters in tragedy. whereas delicate to either chances, Kuzner deals how to continue unfavorable strength detrimental whereas making skepticism livable. instead of gentle the right way to empowered, liberal subjectivity, Shakespeare’s works call for lasting disorientation, call for that we perform the impractical with a view to reshape the frames in which we view and negotiate the world.
The act of studying Shakespeare can't yield the sensible worth that cognitive scientists and literary critics characteristic to it. His paintings neither clarifies our experience of ourselves, of others, or of the area; nor heartens us in regards to the human skill for perception and invention; nor sharpens our skill to understand and adjudicate advanced difficulties of ethics and politics. Shakespeare’s performs, fairly, yield cognitive discomforts, and it is only those discomforts that lead them to worthwhile.
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Shakespeare as a Way of Life: Skeptical Practice and the Politics of Weakness by James Kuzner