King Lear

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William Shakespeare, Stephen Orgel, A. R. Braunmuller
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10,3 MB
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King Lear.pdf
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6042994476457

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**The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition Gold Medal Winner of the 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 14** This edition of King Lear presents a conflated text, combining the 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts, edited with an introduction by series editor Stephen Orgel and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series. The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

It first appeared in 1681, some seventy-five years after Shakespeare's version, and is believed to have replaced Shakespeare's version on the English stage in whole or in part until 1838. S hakespeare's King Lear is a tragedy that tells the story of King Lear's division of his kingdom between his three daughters. Lear promises the largest portion of his kingdom to the daughter who... KING LEAR: To thee and thine hereditary ever Remain this ample third of our fair kingdom; No less in space, validity, and pleasure, (85) King Lear, William Shakespeare King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare.

We also see old age portrayed in all its ... An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one. King Lear, or The Tragedy of King Lear, is among the most renowned plays written by English playwright and world's greatest dramatist William Shakespeare. King Lear is everyone's favorite Shakespearean tragedy about an aging king who decides to become a nudist.. Er—hold up.

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