Notes on Shakespeare's "King Lear"

Notes on Shakespeare's "King Lear"

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In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is described as a "very foolish old man, fourscore and upward." Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing experience and emerges as a man "more sinned against than sinning."
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 7.62mm | 136.08g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0764585827
  • 9780764585821
  • 524,911

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In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is described as a "very foolish old man, fourscore and upward." Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing experience and emerges as a man "more sinned against than sinning."
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About James K. Lowers

Sheri Metzger currently teaches Literature and Composition in the University Honors Program and in the English Department at The University of New mexico. Sheri has taught at UNM for the past ten years.
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