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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Stephen Unwin; English Touring Theatre.; Malvern Theatres.
Publisher: London : Oberon, 2002.
Series: Absolute classics (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Lear decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, chaos and madness are the result and the world is turned upside down. Often regarded as Shakespeare's greatest play, King Lear (1605) takes us to the very heart of what it is to be human." "This is a new edition prepared by English Touring Theatre's Artistic Director Stephen Unwin which radically simplifies both punctuation and stage direction,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Plays
Theatre programmes
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Stephen Unwin; English Touring Theatre.; Malvern Theatres.
ISBN: 1840023228 9781840023220
OCLC Number: 50270023
Notes: "This production of King Lear received its first performance on 23 September 2002 at Malvern Theatres."--Page [4].
"Published ... by Oberon Books Ltd. (incorporating Absolute Classics)"--Page [20].
Description: 140 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Absolute classics (London, England)
Other Titles: English Touring Theatre and Malvern Theatres present King Lear
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; [Stephen Unwin, editor].

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"When Lear decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, chaos and madness are the result and the world is turned upside down. Often regarded as Shakespeare's greatest play, King Lear (1605) takes us to the very heart of what it is to be human." "This is a new edition prepared by English Touring Theatre's Artistic Director Stephen Unwin which radically simplifies both punctuation and stage direction, allowing directors, actors and readers to approach this most familiar of plays with a fresh and open mind."--Jacket.

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