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King Lear : Cliffs Notes

Author: Cliffs Notes.; Cliffs Notes, Inc.
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : Cliffs Notes, ©1968.
Series: Cliffs Notes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed
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In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is described as a "very foolish old man, fourscore and upward." Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing experience and emerges as a man "more sinned against than sinning."
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cliffs Notes.; Cliffs Notes, Inc.
ISBN: 0822000415 9780822000419
OCLC Number: 1001488731
Description: 92 pages ; 21 cm : pbk
Contents: Introduction --
Sources --
The play --
Leading characters --
Synopsis --
Summaries and commentaries --
Review questions --
Selected bibliography.
Series Title: Cliffs Notes.
Other Titles: Cliffs notes on Shakespeare's King Lear.
Shakespeare's King Lear
Responsibility: Shakespeare.

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In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is described as a "very foolish old man, fourscore and upward." Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing experience and emerges as a man "more sinned against than sinning."

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