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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Bate; Eric Rasmussen
Publisher: New York, NY : Modern Library ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The tragic drama of an old king's foolishness is accompanied by a scene-by-scene analysis, commentary on past and current productions, and an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Bate; Eric Rasmussen
ISBN: 9780812969115 0812969111 9781588368287 1588368289
OCLC Number: 182528015
Notes: Originally published: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Description: xxxi, 230 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction. An old man tottering about the stage? ; The division of the kingdom ; Ripeness is all? ; This great stage of fools --
About the text --
Key facts --
The tragedy of King Lear --
Textual notes --
Quarto passages that do not appear in the folio --
Scene-by-scene analysis --
King Lear in performance : the RSC and beyond. Four centuries of King Lear : an overview ; At the RSC ; The director's cut : interviews with Adrian Noble, Deborah Warner, and Trevor Nunn --
Shakespeare's career in the theater. Beginnings ; Playhouses ; The ensemble at work ; The king's man --
Shakespeare's works : a chronology --
The history behind the tragedies : a chronology --
Further reading and viewing.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; introduction by Jonathan Bate.
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The tragic drama of an old king's foolishness is accompanied by a scene-by-scene analysis, commentary on past and current productions, and an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career.

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