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King Lear (New Folger Library Shakespeare) (edition 2004)
by William Shakespeare, Barbara A. Mowatt (Editor), Paul Werstine (Editor)
King Lear by William Shakespeare
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 074348276X, Mass Market Paperback)
Folger Shakespeare Library
The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies
Each edition includes:
• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
• Scene-by-scene plot summaries
• A key to famous lines and phrases
• An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language
• An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
Essay by Susan Snyder
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.
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Often regarded as one of the most supreme products of the human mind, this book dazzles us with power, its range and its artistry. In a world where bitterness and innocence, correction and irresponsibility effortlessly co-exist, this play takes us to the very heart of what it is to be human.
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