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Title King Lear
Document Type Study Book
Reference Lear 23
Primary Association Roberts, James B.
Associated Names Kean, Charles; Macready, William Charles
Theatre Burton's
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production Sep 1858
Description Study book belonging to James B. Roberts. Provides a detailed description of Charles Kean's stage business and includes a lengthy note regarding Lear's curse of Goneril.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords actor, costume, cast, character, cues, business, blocking, music, examination, lighting, sound effects, stage
Edition Kean edition
Shattuck Code KL 63
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 Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.