Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Lear

Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Lear

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Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Lear

Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Lear

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King Lear was first published in quarto form in 1608, with the following title-page:

M. William Shak-speare: ∣ HISTrue Chronicle Historic of the life and ∣ death of King LEAR and his three ∣ Daughters. ∣ With the unfortunate life of Edgar, sonne ∣ and heire to the Earle of Gloster, and his ∣ sullen and assumed humor of ∣ Tom of Bedlam : ∣ As it was played before the Kings Maiestie at Whitehall upon ∣ S. Stephans night in Christmas Hollidayes. ∣ By his Maiesties seruants playing vsually at the Gloabe on the Bancke-side. ∣ LONDON, ∣ Printed for . . .

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