The history of King Leir (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Malone society by H. Hart at the Oxford university press, 1907 - Drama - 72 pages
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Review: The History Of King Leir, 1605

User Review  - Bet Roberts - Goodreads

One of the sources for Shakespeare's Lear, this play is interesting only as a historical piece. It has some good scenes, but ultimately it lacks the majesty and subtlety of King Lear. Still, it's worth reading if you want to learn more about Shakes' sources. Read full review

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