The Sacred Art of Shakespeare: To Take upon Us the Mystery of Things

The Sacred Art of Shakespeare: To Take upon Us the Mystery of Things

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By (author) Martin Lings

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  • Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
  • Format: Paperback | 206 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 13mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 1 November 1998
  • Publication City/Country: Rocester
  • ISBN 10: 0892817178
  • ISBN 13: 9780892817177
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th
  • Sales rank: 825,466

Product description

Reveals the full scope of Shakespeare's plays as sacred visionary dramas, illuminating the bard's greatest works and the man behind them.

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Author information

Martin Lings, formerly Keeper of Oriental Manuscripts in the British Museum and the British Library, is the author of numerous books about religion and spirituality, including "The Book of Certainty, What is Sufism?, Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions, "and the internationally acclaimed "Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources." He lives in Westerham, England.

Review quote

"A book that I found hard to put down . . . clearly written from an intimate, personal awareness of the meaning of the symbols that Shakespeare uses to describe the inner drama of the journey of the soul."