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King Lear : a guide to the play

Author: Jay L Halio
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Greenwood guides to Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: In its timeless exploration of familial and political dissolution, and in its relentless questioning of the apparent moral indifference of the universe, King Lear is Shakespeare's darkest tragedy. It is also one of his most timely, for many of the issues it raises resonate loudly within our own era. Perhaps because of its contemporary relevance, it is one of Shakespeare's most frequently  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Tragedies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Halio, Jay L.
King Lear.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001023330
(OCoLC)46320952
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jay L Halio
ISBN: 0313016844 9780313016844 9780313316180 031331618X 1280908688 9781280908682 9786610908684 6610908680
OCLC Number: 54074444
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (128 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: PREFACE --
1 TEXTUAL HISTORY --
2 CONTEXTS AND SOURCES --
3 DRAMATIC STRUCTURE --
4 THEMES --
5 CRITICAL APPROACHES --
6 THE PLAY IN PERFORMANCE --
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY --
Index.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to Shakespeare.
Responsibility: Jay L. Halio.

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This book is a lucid and thorough guide to the play's roots and legacy.The volume begins with a discussion of the play's textual history, which is complicated by the different quarto and folio  Read more...

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