King Lear

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Rupa & Company, 2005 - 182 pages
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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 Reading

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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

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Maria Cairney currently teaches in a sixth form college in Manchester. She is an experienced A Level English Literature and English Language teacher and examiner with a PhD in Victorian literature and a special interest in 19th century serialised fiction by writers such as Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle. Before becoming a teacher, Maria was also, for many years, a magazine journalist and editor.

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