To Take Upon Us the Mystery of Things: The Shakespeare Lectures
A collection of previously unpublished lectures by the late Martin Lings, Shakespearean scholar and Sufi master. The main plays are seen in the light of universal and perennial metaphysics, psychology and eschatology, with many insights into the mystical and alchemical symbolism. The spiritual reach and meaning of the major plays is discussed in these talks.
- Measure for Measure
- King Lear
- The Winter's Tale
- The Tempest