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Sacred Art of Shakespeare: To Take Upon Us the Mystery of Things Martin Lings

Sacred Art of Shakespeare: To Take Upon Us the Mystery of Things

Martin Lings

Published November 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780892817177
Paperback
224 pages
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Revised and Expanded Edition of The Secret of ShakespeareReveals the full scope of Shakespeares plays as sacred visionary dramas, illuminating the bards greatest works and the man behind them• Reveals how, through the use of esoteric symbol andMoreRevised and Expanded Edition of The Secret of ShakespeareReveals the full scope of Shakespeares plays as sacred visionary dramas, illuminating the bards greatest works and the man behind them• Reveals how, through the use of esoteric symbol and form, Shakespeares plays mirror the inner drama of the journey of all souls• Conveys a heightened understanding of the plays through examining the theatrical rendering of their textsThrough his study of such plays as Hamlet, Othello, MacBeth, and King Lear, Lings supplies expert and inspiring guidance to the beautifully wrought words and worlds of William Shakespeare. Lingss particular genius lies in his ability to convey, as perhaps no one else has ever done, the theatrical renderings of these texts, leaving readers with deep and lasting impressions not only of these masterpieces of dramatic artistry, but of the extraordinary man behind them as well.