King Lear (The New Penguin Shakespeare)

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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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'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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Reprint, at a typical Dover bargain price, of the classic edition of 1908 (compiled from the first folio of 1608, subsequent quartos and texts, of 44 later editions). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140707243
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1981
  • Series: New Penguin Shakespeare Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 4.44 (w) x 7.12 (h) x 0.66 (d)

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Average Rating 3.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    Another great piece of work by Shakespeare

    Loved the characters the conflicts it purely evil, shows how foolish a father can be by not trusting the good daughter sadly cordelia dies :(

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 2, 2012

    Great Read!

    This is another home-run by Shakespeare! A dysfunctional family in the middle of intrigue and war. A must read!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 12, 2011

    I really did not like it and that is that

    It was not one of Shakespears best but it was quite interesting one you look up every other word.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2014

    Not even worth downloading for free

    Reads as if there was a keyboard smash 1/4 of the time. Good job, google.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2014

    Hermione

    Practices spells

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2013

    Link

    My bio is result one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2013

    Bios

    Here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2013

    Winter

    Walks in and winks at draco and giggles

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2013

    STOP!

    I'll keep posting in these reviews until these kids stop with the f*cking roleplaying on here. This is for book reviews, NOT roleplay!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2013

    Chat

    Im bored

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2013

    Heather to Andrew and Daniel

    Do u wanna dance with me?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2013

    Heather

    Andrew welcome

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2013

    Andrew

    Hey

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2013

    Heather

    Hey guys

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2013

    James

    He chuckles

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2013

    Lightningstar

    Stood there watching.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2013

    Format was terrible and many spelling errors

    Headline says it all

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Mmmmmmm

    The blurb is exactly like shakespeares other book Julious something.
    By the way i didng really read it and that is why i put 5 stars. It required me tp

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2011

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    One of Shakespeare's more boring plays

    I bought this for a college class and really did not enjoy it at all. Even after seeing the play performed, it just dragged. I'm not sure why King Lear has so much critical acclaim, but thankfully not everyone has the same taste or opinion.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 15, 2011

    Are you kidding

    Not worth 99?

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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