Anthony Gilbert engages structuralist theory, suggesting that the connection between signifier and signified is loosened and exposed as arbitrary, allowing for alternative interpretations of the sense.
Lear-related information, compiled by Ed Friedlander M.D.
Plot Summary, Character Lists, Sources, History, Film Adaptations, and further links.
Ken Jackson reviews the Judy Kronenfeld book.
Essay regarding the conflict within the parent/child relationship as exemplified in King Lear.
Ben Ross Schneider, Jr. suggests that "one way of bridging the gap between us and Shakespeare might be to imagine what it was like to live under the material conditions determining human existence in Shakespeare's time and deducing what the moral consequences of these conditions might be."
Full text, with annotations and explanation of the two major texts traditions.
Bryan N. S. Gooch reviews the James Ogden and Arthur H. Scouten book.
By Donald LaGreca. First published in the Spring 1986 Shakespeare Oxford Society Newsletter.
Steve Sohmer argues that "textual evidence in the Q1 Lear suggests that the play was purpose-written (or substantially revised) for performance before King James I on 26 December 1606."
History and analysis of the play.
A list of book and play titles derived from King Lear.
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