King Lear is one of Shakespeare's most performed and studied plays - seen as one of the most significant and universal tragedies of all time. This guide introduces the play's critical and performance history, including notable stage productions alongside TV, film and radio versions. It includes a keynote chapter outlining major areas of current research on the play and four new critical essays. Finally, a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an annotated bibliography provide a basis for further individual research.
|Series:||Continuum Renaissance Drama Guides Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Andrew Hiscock is Professor of English at Bangor University, UK.
Lisa Hopkins is Professor of English at University of Sheffield Hallam. She has published numerous works on Shakespeare including her most recent work, Beginning Shakespeare (2005) and has written on film adaptations including Screening the Gothic. She is the Senior Editor of the online jourbanal, Early Modern Literary Studies.