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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Roma Gill
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring the images of some of the world's most famous stage and film actors, these additions to the all-new Oxford School Shakespeare introduce--and enthrall--young people to one of the greatest writers of all time. This season brings revised editions of five of the Bard's most famous plays--As You Like It, Othello, Hamlet, Love's Labour Lost and The Taming of the Shrew. Designed specifically for students  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Roma Gill
ISBN: 019832054X 9780198320548
OCLC Number: 49652599
Notes: Reissue. Originally published: 1994.
Description: xliv, 162 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Synopsis --
Leading characters in the play --
King Lear : commentary --
Date and text --
Shakespeare's verse --
Characters in the play --
King Lear --
Appendix A : quarto and folio --
Appendix B : Shakespeare's sources --
What the critics have said --
Classwork and examinations. Discussion ; Character study ; Activities ; Context questions ; Comprehension questions ; Essays ; Projects --
Background. Government ; Religion ; Education ; Language ; Drama ; Theatre --
Suggested further reading --
William Shakespeare 1564-1616 --
List of Shakespeare's plays.
Responsibility: edited by Roma Gill.
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Helps students understand and enjoy Shakespeare's plays. Each play in this series has a range of students' notes. These include explanations of words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summaries  Read more...

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