Rupa & Company, 2005 - 182 pages
This edition of King Lear is perfect for students, with the complete play in an accessible format, on-page notes, introduction setting the context, timeline, character and theme indexes. Demystify vocabulary with notes on the page and concise commentary. Set the scene with perfectly pitched introductions that introduce key contexts, concerns and stylistic features, and examine different performances and interpretations. Recall plot summaries at the beginning of each scene. Help with social, historical and literary context with the bespoke timeline of Shakespeare's life and times.
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Needed for Summer School ReadingUser Review - rn4god - Overstock.com
Unfortunately my rising 12th grader needed this book for her summer reading. She hated the book and found it difficult to follow. I chose this version because it updated the language somewhat and the ... Read full review