A. D. Nuttall is professor of English at Oxford University and the author of numerous books, including A Common Sky: Philosophy and the Literary Imagination and Why Does Tragedy Give Pleasure? His books Two Concepts of Allegory and A New Mimesis: Shakespeare and the Representation of Reality are published by Yale University Press.
"Highly satisfying. . . . An effortlessly authoritatively, effortlessly wise book that should be on everyone's short-list of Shakespeare introductions." Peter J./i>--Peter J. Leithart"Books and Culture" (09/01/2008)"