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Title King Lear
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Lear 36
Associated Names Smith
Date of Production c. 1850-1950
Description Rehearsal copy, checked for Edmund. Few annotations. Contains cast lists for productions at Drury Lane (1824), Broadway (1848) and Arch Street (n.d.).
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 costume, cast, character, cues
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.