King Lear

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The Signet Classics edition of one of William Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.Full of cruelty and betrayal, King Lear is the timeless and timely story of a kingdom held in the thrall of an aging ruler's descent into madness. Desperate for praise, he banishes those who would guide him with honesty and surrounds himself with sycophants—an action which leads to his ultimately tragic downfall...This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:
  • An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Russell Fraser• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, and The True Chronicle History of King Lear, the sources from which Shakespeare derived King Lear
  • Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, A. C. Bradley, John Russell Brown, and others
  • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
  • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
  • And more...
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    auth_author2 Bain, Elspeth., Branagh, Kenneth., Foakes, R. A., Hutchinson, Emily., McCowen, Alec., Morris, Jonathan, 1954-, Scofield, Paul, 1922-2008., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Smith, Robert, 1954 April 24-
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    display_description The Signet Classics edition of one of William Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.
    Full of cruelty and betrayal, King Lear is the timeless and timely story of a kingdom held in the thrall of an aging ruler's descent into madness. Desperate for praise, he banishes those who would guide him with honesty and surrounds himself with sycophants—an action which leads to his ultimately tragic downfall...
    This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:
  • An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
    • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Russell Fraser
    • Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, and The True Chronicle History of King Lear, the sources from which Shakespeare derived King Lear
  • Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, A. C. Bradley, John Russell Brown, and others
  • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
  • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
  • And more...
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    subject_facet Aging parents -- Drama, Britons -- Drama, Children's audiobooks, Drama, Drama / Shakespeare, Electronic books, Fathers and daughters -- Drama, Inheritance and succession -- Drama, Kings and rulers -- Drama, Lear, -- King of England (Legendary character) -- Drama, Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Drama, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Adaptations, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- King Lear -- Adaptations -- Juvenile sound recordings, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- King Lear -- History and criticism, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- King Lear -- Problems, exercises, etc, Talking books -- Drama, Tragedies, Tragedy, Young adult drama, English
    title_display King Lear
    title_full King Lear, King Lear / edited by R.A. Foakes, King Lear [eBook] Shakespeare, William, King Lear [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare, King Lear [electronic resource] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,, King Lear [electronic resource] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., King lear [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare
    title_short King Lear
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    topic_facet Aging parents, Britons, Children's audiobooks, Classic Literature, Drama, Electronic books, Fathers and daughters, Fiction, History and criticism, Inheritance and succession, Kings and rulers, Lear, Lear, King (Legendary character), Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Drama, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, William, Talking books, Tragedy, Young adult drama, English