"King Lear"

"King Lear"

By (author) William Shakespeare , Volume editor R. A. Foakes

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'By far the best edition of King Lear - in respect of both textual and other matters - that we now have.'John Lyon, English Language Notes'This volume is a treasure-trove of precise information and stimulating comments on practically every aspect of the Lear-universe. I know of no other edition which I would recommend with such confidence: to students, professional colleagues and also the 'educated public'.'Dieter Mehl, Shakespeare Jahrbuch, vol 134

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 132 x 198 x 28mm | 479.99g
  • 09 May 1997
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ARDEN SHAKESPEARE
  • London
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • facsimiles, portraits
  • 1903436591
  • 9781903436592
  • 11,109

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R. A. Foakes is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has also taught or held fellowships at Yale, Birmingham, Durham, Kent, Toronto, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Australian National University, Canberra. He has written extensively on "King Lear "in his book, "Hamlet versus Lear: Cultural Politics and Shakespeare's Art."

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'By far the best edition of King Lear - in respect of both textual and other matters - that we now have.' John Lyon, English Language Notes 'This volume is a treasure-trove of precise information and stimulating comments on practically every aspect of the Lear-universe. I know of no other edition which I would recommend with such confidence: to students, professional colleagues and also the 'educated public'.' Dieter Mehl, Shakespeare Jahrbuch, vol 134

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