King Lear (Book, 2009) []
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King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare, Dramatiker Dichter; Jonathan Bate
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2009.
Series: The RSC Shakespeare
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's bleakest and most profound tragedy. With an expert introduction by Sir Jonathan Bate, this unique edition presents a historical overview of King Lear in performance, takes a detailed look at specific productions, and recommends film versions. Included in this edition are interviews with three leading directors - Adrian Noble, Deborah  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Shakespeare, William; King Lear.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare, Dramatiker Dichter; Jonathan Bate
ISBN: 9780230576131 0230576133 9780230576148 0230576141
OCLC Number: 636255982
Description: 288 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction.- About the Text .- Key Facts.- The Tragedy of King Lear .- Textual Notes.- Quarto Passages that do not Appear in the Folio.- Scene-by-scene Analysis.- King Lear in Performance: The RSC and Beyond.- Four Centuries of King Lear: An Overview.- At the RSC.- The Director's Cut: Interviews with Adrian Noble, Trevor Nunn and Deborah Warner.- Shakespeare's Career in the Theatre.- Shakespeare's Works: A Chronology.- Further Reading and Viewing.- Acknowledgements and Picture Credits
Series Title: The RSC Shakespeare
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; ed. by Jonathan Bate [und weitere].


Includes material to help reader understand and enjoy Shakespeare on the stage as well as on the page. This book features scene-by-scene summary, offering an easily understandable way into the play.  Read more...


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