King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)

King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)

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by William Shakespeare, BookCaps
     
 
King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if you can understand it.

If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of

Overview

King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if you can understand it.

If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King Lear.

The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.

We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014640732
Publisher:
BookCaps Study Guides
Publication date:
06/27/2012
Series:
Classics Retold , #23
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
407 KB

Meet the Author

Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

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