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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 3d Folio
Primary Association Ashbury, Joseph
Case Study LearSmock
Associated Names Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O.
Theatre Smock Alley
Place of Production Dublin
Country of Production Ireland
Date of Production 1670s
Description Smock Alley script from the 1670s. Annotated with small edits to the text.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords scripts, cues, cuts
Edition Third Folio
Shattuck Code KL 1
Play King Lear
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Promptbooks, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.