King Lear (Wordsworth Classics) (Paperback)

King Lear (Wordsworth Classics) By William Shakespeare, Cedric Watts (Introduction by), Cedric Watts (Notes by) Cover Image
By William Shakespeare, Cedric Watts (Introduction by), Cedric Watts (Notes by)
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Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of English, University of Sussex.

The Wordsworth Classics' Shakespeare Series presents a newly-edited sequence of William Shakespeare's works. The textual editing takes account of recent scholarship while giving the material a careful reappraisal.

King Lear has been widely acclaimed as Shakespeare's most powerful tragedy. Elemental and passionate, it encompasses the horrific and the heart-rending. Love and hate, loyalty and treachery, cruelty and self-sacrifice: all these contend in a tempestuous drama which has become an enduring classic of the world's literature. In the theatre and on screen King Lear continues to challenge and enthral.

This Wordsworth edition of King Lear provides a comprehensive, integrated text of the play.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781853260957
ISBN-10: 1853260959
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Publication Date: March 5th, 1994
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Wordsworth Classics