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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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King Lear, one of Shakespeare's darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim. Lear's failure as a father engulfs himself and his world in turmoil and tragedy. --Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9780300122008 0300122004
OCLC Number: 75390071
Description: xxxiv, 215 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: About this book --
Introduction --
Textual note --
Some essentials of the Shakespearean stage --
King Lear --
Essay / Harold Bloom.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited, fully annotated, and introduced by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom.
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