'By far the best edition of King Lear - in respect of both textual and other matters - that we now have.' -- John Lyon, English Language Notes
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 Kindle version is not annotated (despite the title). If that's what you're looking for this is not the version for you.Published 2 days ago by C. G. McIntyre
This is a mostly engaging and interesting book. The middle is fuzzy and too complicated. On the whole, high quality of writing and humor, with some (spoilers) tragic (and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paul McCubbrey
Much has been made of the state of mind of King Lear, by scholars and theater critics alike. The idea of dividing his kingdom among his three daughters and asking each of them to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ricardo Mio
What can one say? It's the best by the best. Lear is the tightest, most complete and most powerful play by the greatest playwright.Published 3 months ago by T Duff
Good translation to a classic from the old english so the one can understand what the context is in some passages.Published 3 months ago by E Bay Z1