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William Shakespeare"s King Lear

William Shakespeare"s King Lear

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Broomall, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.,
  • Lear, King (Legendary character), in literature.,
  • Tragedy.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.

  • About the Edition

    Includes a brief biography of the author, thematic and structural analysis of the work, critical views, and an index of themes and ideas.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesBloom"s notes
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2819 .W54 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL808362M
    ISBN 100791040658
    LC Control Number95045103

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S KING LEAR [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S KING LEAR/5(). The poetry of "King Lear" is magnificent, perhaps not quite achieving the measureless heights of "Macbeth" or "Othello," but sonorous and extraordinarily beautiful.

The two feuding brothers, Edgar and Edmund, are among Shakespeare's most profound creations/5(). King Lear stands alongside Hamlet William Shakespeares King Lear book one of the most profound expressions of tragic drama in literature. Written between andit represents Shakespeare at the height of his dramatic power.

Drawing on ancient British history, Shakespeare constructs a plot that reads like a fable in its clear-sighted but terrifying simplicity/5(). Shakespeare’s story of a king who divides his realm between his three daughters probes the depths of human suffering and staged infor centuries King Lear was thought too bleak to perform, but its nihilism has heavily influenced modern drama.

Read a character analysis of Lear, plot summary, and important quotes. King Lear is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The title character descends into madness after disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all.

The play is based on the legend of Leir of Britain, a mythological pre-Roman Celtic king. Home | Categories | Shakespeare. Book review: “King Lear” by William Shakespeare. J Patrick T Reardon 0. Talk about Shakespeare’s great King Lear tends to focus on the action of the play and its meaning.

A self-satisfied monarch, blind to the consequences of his actions, splits his realm in two, giving half to one daughter and half to the other. “King Lear” is a tragic play written by William Shakespeare in It is based off on a mythological story about a pre-Roman Celtic King named Leir of Britain.

The play was performed for the first time on St. Stephen’s Day in King Lear, William Shakespeare King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of his kingdom giving bequests to two of his three daughters based on their flattery of /5.

Lear, the aging king of Britain, decides to step down from the throne and divide his kingdom evenly among his three daughters. First, however, he puts his daughters through a test, asking each to tell him how much she loves him.

Goneril and Regan, Lear’s older daughters, give their father flattering answers. King Lear ; The play we call King Lear was printed in two different versions in the first quarter of the seventeenth century.

In appeared M. William Shak-speare: His True Chronicle Historie of the life and death of King Lear and his three Daughters/5(84). William Shakespeare, - Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life.

He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School.5/5(2).

Book of the day. History books. William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear review – an explosive mix in transforming an old play with a. The textual history of King Lear is complicated, from its first printing to how it is edited play first appeared in as a quarto titled True Chronicle Historie of the life and death of King Lear (Q1).

That version of the play is in itself confusing: some verse lines are erroneously divided or set as prose, prose lines are sometimes set as verse, and the book went through multiple.

King Lear is one of William Shakespeare's most famous tragedies. It was believed to have been written betweenand was based on a legend of the Leir of Britain, a pre-Roman Celtic king from mythology.

Shakespeare's King Lear brilliantly depicts the senility and increasing madness of its title character as he splits his kingdom into.

King Lear User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This must be a case of opposites attracting, as Yale releases another duo in its ongoing annotated Shakespeare series.

Here the Bard's heaviest drama is paired with one of his lightest comedies. These also include textual notes, essays by Harold Bloom, and other extras. Great for the price. King Lear - William Shakespeare Each book opens with a list of characters and a description of the setting.

Background information, a short synopsis, famous phrases from the play, and a biographical sketch of Shakespeare are also included. King Henry the Eighth By William Shakespeare John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published 4/4(1).

King Lear by William Shakespeare () - Starring Sir John Gielgud and Kenneth Branagh. KING LEAR Kent, on thy life, no more. KENT My life I never held but as a pawn To wage against thy enemies; nor fear to lose it, Thy safety being the motive.

KING LEAR Out of my sight. KENT See better, Lear; and let me still remain The true blank of thine eye. KING LEAR Now, by Apollo,--KENT Now, by Apollo, king, Thou swear'st thy gods in vain.

King Lear (Dover Thrift Editions) by William Shakespeare and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library. William Shakespeare's King Lear. [Harold Bloom;] -- A collection of critical essays on Shakespeare's tragedy about the travails of an aged king, arranged in chronological order of publication.

Critical essays on Shakespeare's King Lear. By: William Shakespeare () Considered to be one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, the tragedy King Lear portrays some of the darkest aspects of human nature that can be found in helplessness of the human condition, as we fall prey to our destinies, the injustice and random cruelties practiced by people, suffering and humiliation, the 1/5(1).Edited key passages connect the play to its contexts and criticism, providing both a guide and a new perspective on King Lear.

Careful annotation explains Shakespeare's language. This is the ideal introduction for undergraduates, providing orientation in the play, its reception history and the critical material which surrounds it.LibriVox recording of King Lear by William Shakespeare, in the public domain.

The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. King Lear is widely held as the greatest of Shakespeare's tragedies; to some, it is the greatest play ever written. King Lear abdicates the British throne, to divide his kingdom among his three daughters in proportion to their professed .