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The tragedy of King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Barbara A Mowat; Paul Werstine; Susan Snyder; Folger Shakespeare Library.
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2016. ©2015
Series: New Folger Library Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : Updated edition; Simon & Schuster paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Presents Shakespeare's tragedy in which an English king foolishly splits his kingdom between the two daughters plotting his doom and disinherits his favorite for speaking out against him.
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Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama)
Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Barbara A Mowat; Paul Werstine; Susan Snyder; Folger Shakespeare Library.
ISBN: 9780743482769 074348276X
OCLC Number: 982183381
Notes: "Essay by Susan Snyder."--back cover.
"Each edition includes : freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play ; newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play ; scene-by scene plot summaries ; a key to the play's famous lines and phrases ; an introduction to reading Shakespeare's language ; an essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play ; fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books ; and an up-to-date annotated guide to further reading."--taken from back cover.
Description: lxii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: Editors' preface --
Shakespeare' King Lear --
Reading Shakespeare's language : King Lear --
Shakespeare's life --
Shakespeare's theater --
The publication of Shakespeare's plays --
An introduction to this text --
The Tragedy of King Lear, text of the play with commentary --
Textual notes --
Appendix : 3.1.21-46 --
King Lear : A modern perspective / by Susan Snyder --
Further reading --
Key to famous lines and phrases.
Series Title: New Folger Library Shakespeare.
Other Titles: King Lear
Folger Shakespeare Library
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine.

Abstract:

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy in which an English king foolishly splits his kingdom between the two daughters plotting his doom and disinherits his favorite for speaking out against him.

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