Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library

King Lear, edited by Roma Gill

King Lear, edited by Roma Gill
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
King Lear
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Responsibility statement
edited by Roma Gill
Series statement
Oxford school Shakespeare
Featuring the images of some of the world's most famous stage and film actors, these additions to the all-new Oxford School Shakespeare introduce--and enthrall--young people to one of the greatest writers of all time. This season brings revised editions of five of the Bard's most famous plays--As You Like It, Othello, Hamlet, Love's Labour Lost and The Taming of the Shrew. Designed specifically for students unfamiliar with Shakespeare's rich literary legacy, these new editions present Shakespeare's sometimes-intimidating Middle English in a way that is easy-to-read and engaging for ages twelve and up. The notes and introductions have been completely revised, allowing unprecedented clarity and accessibility. Featuring new covers and new illustrations--including photos from recent productions of Shakespeare's plays from around the world--Oxford School Shakespeare brings all the pleasure of these literary treasures to life
Table Of Contents
Introduction - Leading characters in the play -- King Lear: Commentary - Date and text - Shakespeare's verse -- - What the critics have to say - King Lear -- What the critics have said -- Classwork and examinations-- Background -- Further reading -- William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 -- List of Shakespeare's plays
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