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King Lear (Signet Classics)by William Shakespeare
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[Lear] is the most awesome of all the poet's originals. No one else in Shakespeare is so legitimate a representation of supreme authority.
@HiLEARious What, my ungrateful girls are kicking me out? I’ll be cold and homeless. This sucketh. Very unexpected. Am I right?
Seriously. They SAID THEY LOVED ME. I really do not get it. Who lies just because they know it will win them land and power??
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Newly revised, this edition of "King Lear" features an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life and world; an editor's introduction; a note on the sources; dramatic criticism from the past and present; a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors and productions; and more.
Table of Contents
Samuel Johnson: From ?Preface to Shakespeare? and ?King Lear?
A. C. Bradley: From Shakespearean Tragedy
Harley Granville-Barker: From Prefaces to Shakespeare
Maynard Mack: From ?King Lear? in Our Time
Linda Bamber: The Woman Reader in ?King Lear?
Sylvan Barnet: ?King Lear? on the Stage and Screen
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