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King Lear

Synopsis
Showing how generations of critics - and Shakespeare himself - have rewritten the ending of King Lear, this sixteenth Approaching Shakespeare lecture engages with the question of tragedy and why it gives pleasure.
Series
Approaching Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
22 Feb 2012
Duration
47:24

Credits

Contributor
Emma Smith

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Online Availability

Online URL
https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/king-lear
Online price
free
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

University of Oxford, Faculty of English

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Distributor

Name

iTunes U

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Name

University of Oxford Podcasts

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