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Title King Lear
Document Type Preparation Copy
Reference Lear 30
Annotation Date 1734
Publication Date 1734
Date of Production c. 1734
Description Preparation copy with cuts and some stage business. This version retains the character of the Fool.
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 character, cues
Edition Tonson edition, 1734
Shattuck Code KL 2
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.