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Shakespeare's tragedy of King Lear;

Author: William Shakespeare; Philo M Buck, Jr.
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company [1907]
Series: Macmillan's pocket American and English classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lear, the aging King of Britain, has chosen to lay aside the care of kingship and divide his kingdom between his three daughters. Their share is to be determined by their love for him. Two daughters speak with grandiose expressions of love while the third daughter finds nothing to say. The courts disinherit the third daughter, Cordelia. Much treachery, murder, and deceit ensued and Lear and Cordelia are captured and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Tragedies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare's tragedy of King Lear.
New York, Macmillan Co. [1907]
(OCoLC)656743851
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Philo M Buck, Jr.
OCLC Number: 1263017
Description: lxx, 257 pages frontispiece 14 cm.
Series Title: Macmillan's pocket American and English classics.
Other Titles: King Lear.
King Lear
Responsibility: ed., with notes and introduction by Philo Melvyn Buck, Jr.

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Lear, the aging King of Britain, has chosen to lay aside the care of kingship and divide his kingdom between his three daughters. Their share is to be determined by their love for him. Two daughters speak with grandiose expressions of love while the third daughter finds nothing to say. The courts disinherit the third daughter, Cordelia. Much treachery, murder, and deceit ensued and Lear and Cordelia are captured and sentenced to death.

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