King Lear : A Critical Guide

Book Cover King Lear : A Critical Guide

Description

This is a comprehensive critical guide to "King Lear", including critical and performance history, adaptation, new directions in research and an annotated bibliography. "King Lear" is one of Shakespeare's most performed and studied plays - seen as one of the most significant and universal tragedies of all time. This guide introduces the play's critical and performance history, including notable stage productions alongside TV, film and radio versions. It includes a keynote chapter outlining major areas of current research on the play and four new critical essays. Finally, a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an annotated bibliography provide a basis for further individual research. "Continuum Renaissance Drama" offers practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performative contexts of key Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Each guide introduces the text's critical and performance history but also provides students with an invaluable insight into the landscape of current scholarly research through a keynote essay on the state of the art and newly commissioned essays of fresh research from different critical perspectives.

Details

Author(s)
Lisa Hopkins, Andrew Hiscock, Lori Anne Ferrell, Joan Fitzpatrick, Philippa Kelly, Willy Maley, John J. Norton, Anthony Parr, Peter Sillitoe, Ramona Wray
Format
Paperback | 224 pages
Dimensions
138 x 216 x 20.07mm | 344.73g
Publication date
25 Aug 2011
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition
Annotated
Edition Statement
Annotated edition
ISBN10
1441158960
ISBN13
9781441158963
Bestsellers rank
685,210