By Terence Hawkes
In the seven performs on which the booklet concentrates, Terence Hawkes reveals Shakespeare investigating the operation of 2 adversarial types of cause, and developing dramatic metaphors reminiscent of the competition among visual appeal and truth, or that among real 'manliness' and its fake counterpart, which exhibit 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