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The Resource King Lear, William Shakespeare; Series edited by Keith Carabine; Introduction and notes by Cedric Watts

King Lear, William Shakespeare; Series edited by Keith Carabine; Introduction and notes by Cedric Watts

Label
King Lear
Title
King Lear
Statement of responsibility
William Shakespeare; Series edited by Keith Carabine; Introduction and notes by Cedric Watts
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Love and hate, loyalty and treachery, cruelty and self-sacrifice: all these contend in a tempestuous drama which has become an enduring classic of the world's literature.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
  • 822.33
  • 822.33
Index
no index present
Literary form
dramas
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  • Watts, Cedric
  • Carabine, Keith
Series statement
Wordsworth classics
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  • Lear, King (Legendary character)
  • Shakespeare plays
  • Literature
  • Classic & pre-20th century plays
Summary expansion
Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. The Wordsworth Classics' Shakespeare Series presents a newly-edited sequence of William Shakespeare's works. The textual editing takes account of recent scholarship while giving the material a careful reappraisal. King Lear has been widely acclaimed as Shakespeare's most powerful tragedy. Elemental and passionate, it encompasses the horrific and the heart-rending. Love and hate, loyalty and treachery, cruelty and self-sacrifice: all these contend in a tempestuous drama which has become an enduring classic of the world's literature. In the theatre and on screen King Lear continues to challenge and enthral. This Wordsworth edition of King Lear provides a comprehensive, integrated text of the play
Target audience
general
Label
King Lear, William Shakespeare; Series edited by Keith Carabine; Introduction and notes by Cedric Watts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9781853260957
Dimensions
20x13x1 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
176 p. :
Isbn
9781853260957
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
King Lear, William Shakespeare; Series edited by Keith Carabine; Introduction and notes by Cedric Watts
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9781853260957
Dimensions
20x13x1 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
176 p. :
Isbn
9781853260957
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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      6 Wood Lane, Lonodon, W12 7BF, GB
      51.5059745 -0.2241114
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