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The use of insanity in "King Lear."

by Samuel Logan Sanderson

  Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material

Why Shakespeare Made Lear Mad   (2013-03-23)


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Samuel Logan Sanderson observes that King Lear is not mad in Shakespeare's sources, and argues that Shakespeare injected Lear's madness into the play in order to motivate the behavior of Lear's daughters.

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