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Title King Lear
Document Type Annotated Copy
Reference Lear 26
Primary Association Clarke, George
Associated Names Ludlow, Noah; Smith, Sol
Publication Date 1852
Date of Production n.d.
Description Annotated copy with cuts but few markings. Includes a very faint manuscript cast list written in pencil and the autograph of George Clarke throughout.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles George Clarke - Duke of Kent
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords examination, actor, timings, cues, costume, cast, character
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
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.