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King Lear (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare's tragic dramas, it explores themes of filial ingratitude, injustice, wretchedness and the meaninglessness of life with unsurpassed power and depth. Reprinted here from an authoritative British edition, complete with explanatory footnotes.

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Bleak, powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness.

Synopsis:

Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare’s tragic dramas, it explores themes of filial ingratitude, injustice, wretchedness and the meaninglessness of life with unsurpassed power and depth.

Synopsis:

As well as the complete scripts (established by scholars working on the New Cambridge Shakespeare), the student will find a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words, and a wide range of classroom-tested activities to help turn the script into drama.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486280585
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Shakespeare
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
Inheritance and succession
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
Lear, King (Legendary character)
Subject:
Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Subject:
Lear, King
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Britons
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
[bk. 3 /4]
Publication Date:
19940631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.2 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 144 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486280585 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Bleak, powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness.

"Synopsis" by , Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare’s tragic dramas, it explores themes of filial ingratitude, injustice, wretchedness and the meaninglessness of life with unsurpassed power and depth.
"Synopsis" by , As well as the complete scripts (established by scholars working on the New Cambridge Shakespeare), the student will find a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words, and a wide range of classroom-tested activities to help turn the script into drama.
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