By Terence Hawkes
In the seven performs on which the e-book concentrates, Terence Hawkes unearths Shakespeare investigating the operation of 2 hostile kinds of cause, and developing dramatic metaphors akin to the competition among visual appeal and truth, or that among actual 'manliness' and its fake counterpart, which convey to the whole the tragic nature of the situation.
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Shakespeare and the Reason: A Study of the Tragedies and the Problem Plays by Terence Hawkes