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King Lear (The Annotated Shakespeare)

ISBN13: 9780300122008
ISBN: 0300122004
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $6.95
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Pages: 256
Average Goodreads rating: 3.91/5 (109 ratings)

King Lear, one of Shakespeare's darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim. Lear’s failure as a father engulfs himself and his world in turmoil and tragedy.