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King Lear

King Lear
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster
Release date: 1 January 2004
ISBN-10 : 074348276X | ISBN-13: 9780743482769
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"Now considered to be among Shakespeare's greatest works, Lear was performed in drastically adapted form--Nahum Tate's Restoration version eliminated characters and boasted a happy ending in which Lear is restored to the throne and Cordelia survives. The play was subject to political censorship when it was banned from the English stage from 1788 to 1820, out of respect to King George III's alleged insanity. The tragic ending of King Lear was not restored until 1823, and the character of the fool "


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