King Lear: Second Edition
This updated and expanded analysis of King Lear in performance includes new chapters on the television version of the Royal National Theatre production directed by Richard Eyre and starring Ian Holm; and on Akira Kurosawa's Ran. Earlier chapters provide close, detailed analyses of the stage, film and television interpretations of John Gielgud, Harley Granville Barker, Paul Scofield, Peter Brook, Peter Ustinov, Michael Gambon, Adrian Noble, Grigori Kozintsev, Michael Hordern, Jonathan Miller, Laurence Olivier and Michael Elliott. By examining such issues as the playing of Lear, the staging of the storm and the battle, and the choice of historical period, this book shows how interpretation and performance are bound together, and how the play is transformed through different historical and political contexts.
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Alexander Leggatt's second edition of his 'King Lear' (one of the publications under the 'Shakespeare in Performance' series from Manchester University Press) examines several productions of the play ... Read full review
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Problems and choices
John Gielgud and Harley Granville Barker
Peter Brook and Paul Scofield
Robin Phillips and Peter Ustinov
Adrian Noble Michael Garnbon and Antony Sher
Jonathan Miller and Michael Hordern
King Lear home
Complete text, with Quarto and Folio variations indicated, plus full annotation and notes on production interpretations
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JSTOR: King Lear
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Jane Freeman Performing the Bodies of King Lear print version
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King Lear TG
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The Tragedy of King Lear - Cambridge University Press
For this updated critical edition of King Lear, Professor Halio has added a new introductory section on recent stage, film, and critical interpretations of ...
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Plays: King Lear
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The Gods in King Lear
testimony to the power King Lear has to affect, to disturb,. to touch the most profound chords ... that, more even than other Shakespeare plays, King Lear ...
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[EMLS 1.1 (April 1995): 3.1-49] King Lear in Its Own Time
Ben Ross Schneider, Jr. suggests that "one way of bridging the gap between us and Shakespeare might be to imagine what it was like to live under the ...
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LEAR ESSAY 2
The Play's the Thing: Textual Criticism and Performance of King Lear .... Richman likewise draws on experience of performance of King Lear to dispute the ...
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