9780143128557

King Lear

The Pelican Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, A. R. Braunmuller (Edited by), Stephen Orgel (Edited by)


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780143128557
Published: March 2016

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The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come. This edition ofaKing Learapresents a conflated text, combining the 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts, edited with an introduction by series editor Stephen Orgel. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Details
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9780143128557
  • Published: March 2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Number of pages: 148
  • Width (mm): 129
  • Height (mm): 197
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): 153

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