King Lear
Paperback, 250 pages ISBN: 9781854597182Publication Date:
29 Nov 2004
Size: 210mm x 150mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

King Lear

By William Shakespeare Edited by Nick de Somogyi

Paperback £12.99£10.39

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The Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

'A quite wonderful idea... So blindingly obvious, I can't understand why nobody had thought of it before. I will certainly use the texts myself' - Peter Hall

This edition accurately reproduces the text of the Shakespeare First Folio (1623), but in modern type. At a stroke the dust of ages is blown away and what Shakespeare actually intended is revealed to modern readers.

Now Shakespeareans everywhere - students, actors, directors - can see for themselves what the Folio really says.

As a further aid to understanding, on each opposing page the same text appears in a fully modernised version - a useful safety net whenever the Folio becomes problematic.

Each volume also contains:
- an introduction to the particular play
- textual notes
- an appendix giving variant versions from the Quarto where appropriate
- a facsimile page from the First Folio

Paperback, 250 pages ISBN: 9781854597182Publication Date:
29 Nov 2004
Size: 210mm x 150mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by William Shakespeare:

Much Ado About Nothing
Henry V
Othello
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Cardenio
The Winter's Tale
Shakespeare on Theatre
Richard II
Twelfth Night
Romeo and Juliet
Richard III (West End edition)
Julius Caesar
The Winter's Tale
Macbeth
All's Well That Ends Well
Romeo and Juliet
Queen Margaret
Richard III
As You Like It
Thomas More
Hamlet
Henry IV Part II
Much Ado About Nothing (West End edition)
The Tempest
Edward III
Measure for Measure
Henry IV Part I

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Also by Nick de Somogyi:

Macbeth
Julius Caesar
Much Ado About Nothing
The Tempest
Henry IV Part II
Richard III
Henry IV Part I
Shakespeare on Theatre
The Winter's Tale
Richard II
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
Measure for Measure
Henry V
Othello
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Twelfth Night
All's Well That Ends Well
As You Like It

Go to author page...

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