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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; G K Hunter; Kiernan Ryan
Publisher: London : Penguin, ©2005.
Series: Penguin Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often regarded as one of the most supreme products of the human mind, this book dazzles us with power, its range and its artistry. In a world where bitterness and innocence, correction and irresponsibility effortlessly co-exist, this play takes us to thevery heart of what it is to be human.
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; G K Hunter; Kiernan Ryan
ISBN: 0141012293 9780141012292
OCLC Number: 57381289
Notes: This ed. originally published 1972; reprinted with revised further reading, etc., 1996; reissued [with new introduction, etc.] in this series 2005.
Description: lxxxiii, 279 pages : music ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin Shakespeare.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited with a commentary by George Hunter ; introduced by Kiernan Ryan.

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