King Lear

King Lear

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This new edition of King Lear is part of the established Cambridge School Shakespeare series and has been substantially updated with new and revised activities throughout. Remaining faithful to the series' active approach, it treats the play as a script to be acted, explored and enjoyed. As well as the complete script of King Lear, you will find a variety of classroom-tested activities, an eight-page colour section and an enlarged selection of notes including information on characters, performance, history and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 12mm | 421.84g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 052173598X
  • 9780521735988
  • 61,027

Table of contents

List of characters; King Lear; What is the play about?; Characters; Shakespeare finds his story; Different views of 'Nature'; Justice in King Lear; Madness; The politics of King Lear; The Fool; Family relationships; The language of King Lear; King Lear in performance; Quarto and Folio editions; William more