Shakespeare and the Reason: A Study of the Tragedies and the Problem Plays (Paperback)Terence Hawkes (author)
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In the seven plays on which the book concentrates, Terence Hawkes finds Shakespeare investigating the operation of two opposed forms of reason, and constructing dramatic metaphors such as the opposition between appearance and reality, or that between true 'manliness' and its false counterpart, which express to the full the tragic nature of the situation.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm