King Lear: A-Level Set Text Student Edition (Collins Classroom Classics)

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, Aug 27, 2020 - 352 pages
This edition of King Lear is perfect for students, with the complete play in an accessible format, on-page notes, introduction setting the context, timeline, character and theme indexes. Demystify vocabulary with notes on the page and concise commentary. Set the scene with perfectly pitched introductions that introduce key contexts, concerns and stylistic features, and examine different performances and interpretations. Recall plot summaries at the beginning of each scene. Help with social, historical and literary context with the bespoke timeline of Shakespeare's life and times.

About the author (2020)

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest playwright the world has seen. He produced an astonishing amount of work; 37 plays, 154 sonnets, and 5 poems. He died on 23rd April 1616, aged 52, and was buried in the Holy Trinity Church, Stratford.

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