Рипол Классик, 2017 M07 16
William Shakespeare (1564 — 1616) A famous English poet, playwright, and actor. Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". King Lear, a tragedy, written between 1605-1606, depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, an ageing British monarch. He intends to divide his monarchy among his three daughters, challenging them to to prove which of them loves him best. While two elder daughters play along, his youngest refuses to say anything. Her behavior enrages Lear and he banishes her forever, bringing tragic consequences for all.