King Lear, Trilingual Edition (English with line numbers and French and German translations)

King Lear, Trilingual Edition (English with line numbers and French and German translations)

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Overview

The Shakespeare tragedy, in English with line numbers and translated to French and German. According to Wikipedia: "King Lear is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The title character descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. The play is based on the legend of Leir of Britain, a mythological pre-Roman Celtic king. It has been widely adapted for the stage and motion pictures, and the role of Lear has been coveted and played by many of the world's most accomplished actors."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455426461
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date: 02/29/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 956 KB

About the Author

Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

Date of Death:

2018

Place of Birth:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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