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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Drama,
  • Inheritance and succession -- Drama,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Drama,
  • Kings and rulers -- Drama,
  • Aging parents -- Drama,
  • Britons -- Drama

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jay L. Halio.
GenreDrama.
SeriesThe New Cambridge Shakespeare
ContributionsHalio, Jay L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2819.A2 H24 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1537494M
ISBN 100521331110, 0521337291
LC Control Number91015777

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In conclusion, King Lear accomplishes the task of being a tragedy because it is a clear series of events that lead to death. Shakespeare does great job of emphasizing the need for a parallel plot to better grasp the many meanings of King Lear. dyKing Lear: A tragedy In Shakespeare’s, “King Lear” the structure and elements of tragedy help develop the theme of greed throughout the play. In the first act of the play the reader is introduced to a proble, King Lear is getting old and when he passes away he doesn’t want . Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The History of King Lear, a Tragedy, as It Is Now Acted at the King's Theatres, Revived with Alterations [From Shakespeare's Play] by N. Tate. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The king of France, who has courted Cordelia, says that he still wants to marry her even without her land, and she accompanies him to France without her father’s blessing. Lear quickly learns that he made a bad decision. Goneril and Regan swiftly begin to undermine the little authority that Lear still holds.