King Lear

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Humanities Press International, 1987 - Literary Collections - 85 pages
King Lear, one of Shakespeare's darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim. Lear's failure as a father engulfs himself and his world in turmoil and tragedy.

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Acknowledgements
6
Fools and Madmen Saints and Monsters
16
The Worlds of the Play
28
Copyright

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Gamini Salgado edited Three Restoration Comedies for Penguin Classics.

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