Henry S. Turner

Henry S. Turner is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University. He is the author of The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651 (2016), Shakespeare’s Double Helix (2008), and The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts, 1580-1630 (2006), as well as the editor of Early Modern Theatricality (2013) and The Culture of Capital: Property, Cities, and Knowledge in Early Modern England (2002).

Essays by this author

Love Your Corporation

2017-04-17
Analyzing the long and complex history of the term corporation, Turner explores the possibility that the term’s roots in the universitas might serve as a basis for a re-translation and re-valuation of the corporate concept and establish a ground, both discursive and practical, for a reassessment of the “political” as a process of imaginative transformation and collective action.