King Lear
King Lear

King Lear

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The authoritative edition of King Lear from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes:

  • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
  • Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
  • Scene-by-scene plot summaries
  • A key to the play's famous lines and phrases
  • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language
  • An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
  • Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
  • An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading

    Essay by Susan Snyder
    Edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine

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    William Shakespeare, 2009, Paperback, 384 Pages. ISBN-13: 978-0-7434-8276-9.
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