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King Lear (New ed.)

By: Bate, Jonathan Rasmussen, Eric Shakespeare, William

Part of the The RSC Shakespeare series
0230576141 / 9780230576148
Paperback
822.3'3
23/04/2009
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England
21 cm 256 p.
Secondary  Learn More A / AS level Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Undergraduate
Quiz No: 208896, Points 5.00, Book Level 8.80,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More

From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's bleakest and most profound tragedy.

With an expert introduction by Sir Jonathan Bate, this unique edition presents a historical overview of King Lear in performance, takes a detailed look at specific productions, and recommends film versions.

Included in this edition are interviews with three leading directors - Adrian Noble, Deborah Warner and Trevor Nunn - providing an illuminating insight into the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible.

This edition also includes an essay on Shakespeare's career and Elizabethan theatre, and enables the reader to understand the play as it was originally intended - as living theatre to be enjoyed and performed. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer a fresh, accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

BIC:

DDS Shakespeare plays, DSBD Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800, DSGS Shakespeare studies & criticism

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