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Lear, King (Legendary character)

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Works: 22 works in 33 publications in 3 languages and 2,092 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  History  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Legends 
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
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Publications about King (Legendary character) Lear
Most widely held works about King (Legendary character) Lear
    ... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
    1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
    Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
    The texts of King Lear and their origins by Peter W. M Blayney( Book )
    in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
    Playing Lear by Oliver Ford Davies( Book )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
    An insight into Shakespeare's most complex character, this book is a guide to the whole notion of Lear, written from the inside by an experienced actor who brings a restless and questing intelligence to the business of 'playing Lear'
    The story of King Lear from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Shakespeare by Wilfrid Perrett( Book )
    3 editions published between 1904 and 1970 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
    The chronicle history of King Leir: the original of Shakespeare's ʻKing Lear': by William Shakespeare( Book )
    4 editions published between 1909 and 1971 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
    The history of King Leir by Lear( Book )
    5 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
    King Lear, a critical edition by William Shakespeare( Book )
    1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
    The tragedy of King Lear : with new dramatic criticism and an updated bibliography by William Shakespeare( Book )
    1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
    The tragedy of King Lear by Alan Cooke( visu )
    1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
    The dark and brooding world inhabited by King Lear and his three daughters must rank as one of the greatest works of invention in the Shakespearean canon. Brian Blessed directs and stars in this production. Blessed is magnificent in the title role in this powerful new cinema version of the bard's great tragic work
    The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
    "King Lear is old but not wise. He loves the two daughters who secretly hate him. He hates the only daughter who really loves him. In time, he discovers his mistake. Has he learnt his lesson? Or will his proud and angry nature bring him even more sadness and pain?"--P. [4] of cover
    La leggenda di re lear; saggio d'una interpretazione etnologica del gruppo novellistico "Sacrificio del figlio minore." by Giuseppe Cocchiara( Book )
    1 edition published in 1932 in Italian and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    On King Lear by Lawrence Danson( Book )
    2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    In their lectures on King Lear, the eight contributors to this volume fulfill Shakespeare's rigorous injunction to Speak what we feel"" about the playwright's amplest tragedy. Representing distinctive but complementary points of view, they cover theatrical history, verbal style, acting and actors, the playwright in his cultural context and in the light of enduring human concerns, and the Shakespearean view of history, tragedy, and psychology. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previ
    King Lear by Naunerlie Farr( Book )
    1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
    The history of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
    1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    William Shakespeare's bitter tragedy about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters, presented here in both quarto and folio versions
    Ria Ō by William Shakespeare( Book )
    1 edition published in 1934 in Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    King Lear by Christopher Rice( visu )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    A critical edition of K̲i̲n̲g̲ L̲e̲i̲r̲ by Cordelia Caroline Sherman( Archival Material )
    2 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
    The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
    in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    A recorded performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy about the legendary King Lear and his three daughters
    Macbeth, King Lear & contemporary history by Lilian Winstanley( Book )
    1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    The true chronicle history of King Leir 1605 ( file )
    1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Italian (1)
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