Courier Corporation, 01.01.1994 - 118 Seiten
A king foolishly divides his kingdom between his scheming two oldest daughters and estranges himself from the daughter who loves him. So begins this profoundly moving and disturbing tragedy that, perhaps more than any other work in literature, challenges the notion of a coherent and just universe. The king and others pay dearly for their shortcomings--as madness, murder, and the anguish of insight and forgiveness that arrive too late combine to make this an all-embracing tragedy of evil and suffering.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - TobinElliott - LibraryThing
While there's a lot to love here...the actual writing is a standout...overall, this one didn't click with me as much as some of the others did. Probably me and my personal weirdness, but I despised ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - AnnieMod - LibraryThing
Edition: Arkangel Shakespeare King Lear had been one of my favorite Shakespeare dramas ever since I read it for the first time in my early teens in Bulgarian (I read it a few years later in English as ... Vollständige Rezension lesen