The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

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The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers- a new, modern-spelling text, based on the Quarto text of 1608- on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, staging, allusions and much else- detailed introduction considers composition, sources, performances and changing critical attitudes to the play- illustrated with production photographs and related art- includes 'The Ballad of King Lear' and related offshoots- full ...