King Lear

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Pearson/Longma, 2005 - Drama - 264 pages
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From Longman's new Cultural Editions Series, King Lear, edited by Claire McEachern, presents the play along with a critical introduction and contextual materials from the era of Shakespeare.

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King Lear: The 1608 quarto and 1623 folio Texts

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Penguin released several top-shelf installations in its fab revamped "Pelican Shakespeare" series during 2000 but none more regal than this dual volume, which offers both the 1608 version of Lear as ... Read full review


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About the author (2005)

 Claire McEachern is Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles.   Her other editions of Shakespeare include the Arden 3 edition of Much Ado About Nothing (2006); 1&2 Henry IV, Henry V, King John and All's Well that Ends Well (Pelican, 2001).  She is also the author or editor of the Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy (CUP, 2004); Religion and Culture in the English Renaissance (CUP, 1997), and The Poetics of English Nationhood, 1590-1612 (CUP, 2006).

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