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King Lear

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Description for King Lear Paperback. The ageing King Lear, tired of office, decides to split his kingdom between his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia; but the decision to allot their share based on the love they express for him proves to be a terrible mistake. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 23. Weight in Grams: 274.
A moving tragedy of political intrigue and family strife, William Shakespeare's King Lear is edited by George Hunter, with an introduction by Kiernan Ryan in Penguin Shakespeare. 'How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!' The ageing King Lear, tired of office, decides to split his kingdom between his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia; but the decision to allot their share based on the love they express for him proves to be a terrible mistake. When Cordelia refuses to take part in her father's charade, she is banished, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141396460
SKU
V9780141396460
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About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon and died in 1616. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Kiernan Ryan is Professor of ... Read more

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