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The tragedy of King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Jay L Halio
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: New Cambridge Shakespeare
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edition, Fifth printingView all editions and formats
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This new edition features a section on recent stage, film & critical interpretations of the play. Jay Halio takes the Folio as opposed to the Quarto text for this edition. He explains the differences between the editions as well as describing the literary, political & folkloric influences at work within the play.
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Genre/Form: Drama
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; Jay L Halio
ISBN: 9780521847919 0521847915 9780521612630 0521612632
OCLC Number: 1021884026
Notes: Previous edition: 1992.
Description: xix, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Date and sources of Shakespeare's King Lear 1 --
The play 14 --
King Lear on stage and screen 32 --
Recent stage, film, and critical interpretations 54 --
Textual analysis, part 1 65 --
Quarto and Folio compared: some parallel passages 86 --
The Play 99 --
Textual analysis, part 2 265 --
Appendix Passages unique to the first quarto 293.
Series Title: New Cambridge Shakespeare
Other Titles: King Lear
Responsibility: edited by Jay L. Halio.
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This new edition features a section on recent stage, film & critical interpretations of the play. Jay Halio takes the Folio as opposed to the Quarto text for this edition. He explains the differences between the editions as well as describing the literary, political & folkloric influences at work within the play.

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