Aspects of King Lear by Kenneth MuirAspects of King Lear by Kenneth Muir

Aspects of King Lear

byKenneth Muir, Stanley Wells

Paperback | November 30, 1982

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This volume brings together nine essays on King Lear by distinguished scholars, all of which were first published in Shakespeare Survey, the leading journal devoted to Shakespeare studies. A retrospective survey of criticism from 1934 to the present is followed by studies of the play's style and discussion of its background, meaning and theatrical presentation. The volume is illustrated with photographs of post-war productions.
Title:Aspects of King LearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:November 30, 1982Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521288134

ISBN - 13:9780521288132


Table of Contents

List of plates; Preface; King Lear: A Retrospect, 1939-79 G. R. Hibbard; Some aspects of the style of King Lear Winifred M. T. Nowottny; Madness in King Lear Kenneth Muir; Lear's questions Winifred M. T. Nowottny; 'And that's true too': King Lear and the tension of uncertainty Derek Peat; King Lear and Doomsday Mary Lascelles; Lear's last speech J. K. Walton; The catharsis of King Lear J. Stampfer; Costume in King Lear W. Moelwyn Merchant.