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King Lear

Author: William ShakespeareDouglas A BrooksDavid M BevingtonPeter HollandMarie MacaisaAll authors
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, United States of America : [manufacturer not identified], [2007] [2007] ©2007
Series: Sourcebooks Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Audio book, etc. : Drama   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A performance guide to William Shakespeare's "King Lear" that presents the full text of the play as well as photographs from notable productions and an audio CD with twenty-one scenes from the play and excerpts from famous performances.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Douglas A Brooks; David M Bevington; Peter Holland; Marie Macaisa; Dominique Raccah; Derek Jacobi; Paul Scofield; Donald Wolfit; Laurence Olivier; Kenneth Branagh; John Hurt; Simon Russell Beale; Toby Stephens; Sourcebooks, Inc.,
ISBN: 9781402208300 1402208308 0713684062 9780713684063
OCLC Number: 145379851
Notes: Series editors: Marie Macaisa and Dominique Raccah.
LC copy imperfect: accompanying sound recording, c2, wanting.
Performer(s): Partial cast list: Paul Scofield, Donald Wolfit, and Laurence Olivier all as Lear ; Kenneth Branagh and John Hurt as The Fool ; Simon Russell Beale and Toby Stephens as Edmund ; narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi.
Description: viii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 inches)
Series Title: Sourcebooks Shakespeare.
Other Titles: King Lear.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; text editor, Douglas A. Brooks ; advisory editors, David Bevington and Peter Holland.
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