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R. A. Foakes is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has also taught or held fellowships at Yale, Birmingham, Durham, Kent, Toronto, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Australian National University, Canberra. He has written extensively on King Lear in his book, Hamlet versus Lear: Cultural Politics and Shakespeare's Art.
The side notes really help you understand the play even more.
The title character King Lear disinherits his favorite daughter after she fails to flatter him when he asks each of his daughters how much they love him.
Read (or if possible watch) this wonder of Shakespeare, it will leave you satisfied and, hopefully, thinking.
A "mind-blowing" tell about how oppression can takes it toll. A must have for any theatre collection.Published 1 month ago by Joseph
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I am using this text in class. Great footnotes help in understanding story.Published 5 months ago by joseph
How can you not rate a Shakespeare play highly? This play is particularly relevant to today's environment. A wonderful read. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Paul A. Schumann Jr.