The Tragedy of King Lear: With Classic and Contemporary Criticisms
Ignatius Press, 2008 - 340 sidor
One of the most popular of Shakespeare's plays, King Lear is also one of the most thought-provoking. The play turns on the practical ramifications of the words of Christ that we should render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's and unto God that which is God's. When confronted with the demand that she should render unto Caeser that which is God's, Cordelia chooses to love and be silent. As the play unfolds each of the principal characters learns wisdom through suffering. This edition includes new critical essays by some of the leading lights in contemporary literary scholarship.
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On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again
From Shakespearean Tragedy
King Lear on Film
Nature and Convention in King Lear
Seeing the Comedy of the Tragedy
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