The Future in the Instant
Rebecca Bushnell is the School of Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. She has written books on many different subjects, including prophecy in Homer and Sophocles, Renaissance tyrant plays, early modern humanist pedagogy, early English gardening books, and the genre of tragedy.
Preface.- Chapter 1. Time, Choice, and Consequences in Greek and Shakespearean Tragedy.- Chapter 2. Tragic Adaptation and Performance: Undoing the Play.- Chapter 3. Time Travel Films: Replaying Time, Choice, and Action.- Chapter 4. Tragic Time and Choice in Videogames.- Bibliography.- Index.-