Sir ian mckellen recreates his rsc stage performance of shakespeare's tragic monarch. King lear by william shakespeare searchable etext discuss with other readers. King lear (dover thrift editions) [william shakespeare] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers first performed about 1805, king lear is. No fear shakespeare by sparknotes features the complete edition of king lear side-by-side with an accessible, plain english translation. King lear has 151,061 ratings and 3,274 reviews bill said: i've read lear many times, and, although i didn't learn anything new about the play this rea. I thought the king had more affected the duke of albany than cornwall but i have a legitimate son a few years older than this one, and i don’t love him any more.
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