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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Alan Durband
Publisher: Woodbury, N.Y. : Barron's, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities.
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Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama)
Tragedies
Drama
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Outlines, syllabi, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alan Durband
ISBN: 0812036379 9780812036374
OCLC Number: 12692470
Description: 314 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: William Shakespeare: life, plays, theater, verse --
King Lear: date, sources, text --
King Lear --
Original text and modern version --
Activities --
Characters --
Structure, themes and imagery --
Textual questions --
Examination questions --
One-word-answer quiz --
What's missing?
Responsibility: edited and rendered into modern English by Alan Durband.
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Tragedy in which King Lear mistakenly banishes the one daughter who is truly loyal to him as the other two daughters plot against him.  Read more...

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4915109361#Topic\/britons<\/a>> # Britons<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2007102159<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Britons<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4915109361#Topic\/fathers_and_daughters<\/a>> # Fathers and daughters<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008103602<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Fathers and daughters<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85043833<\/a>> # English literature--History and criticism<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"English literature--History and criticism<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/12692470#PublicationEvent\/woodbury_n_y_barron_s_1986<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4915109361#Place\/woodbury_n_y<\/a>> ; # Woodbury, N.Y.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4915109361#Agent\/barron_s<\/a>> ; # Barron\'s<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:startDate<\/a> \"1986<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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