King Lear: A Tragedy
HarperCollins, 2014. dec. 16. - 200 oldal
King Lear is driven to the brink of madness by his own actions when he disinherits his youngest daughter, the lovely Cordelia, because of her inability to express her love for him. Having divided his realm between his remaining daughters, Goneril and Regan, Lear is betrayed by his two foolish and deceitful children, and is left to wander the heath with only his Fool, his servant Caius, and the madman Tom O’Bedlam for company. Eventually reunited with Cordelia, Lear is too late repents his rashness, and must face the tragic consequences of his choices.
Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the greatest English-language writer known. Enormously popular during his life, Shakespeare’s works continue to resonate more than three centuries after his death, as has his influence on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s innovative use of character, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a foundation for later playwrights and dramatists, and some of his most famous lines of dialogue have become part of everyday speech.
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D R A M A T I S P E R S O N A E LEAR King of Britain KING OF FRANCE DUKE
OF BURGUNDY DUKE OFCORNWALL DUKE OFALBANY EARL OF KENT
EARL OF GLOUCESTER EDGAR sonto Gloucester EDMUND bastard son to ...
a courtier Old Man, tenant to Gloucester Doctor Fool OSWALD steward to Goneril
ACaptain employed by Edmund Gentleman attendant on Cordelia A Herald
Servants to Cornwall GONERIL, REGAN, CORDELIA daughters toLear Knights ...
A Tragedy William Shakespeare. A C T O N E SCENE I. King Lear's palace. Enter
KENT, GLOUCESTER, and EDMUND. KENT I thought the King had more
affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall.  GLOUCESTER Itdid always seem
so to ...
Do you know this noble gentleman, Edmund?  EDMUND No, my lord.
GLOUCESTER My Lord of Kent. Remember him hereafter as my honourable
friend. EDMUND Myservices to your lordship. KENT Imust love you, and sue to
know you ...