Lectures 8, 9, and 10, structured around Harold Bloom's analysis of King Lear, in this booklet.

To help with your scene performances, check out these excellent compilations of different versions of important scenes:

The videos were uploaded to YouTube by mrtimoleary. I also made a playlist of the scenes he compiled, which is here.
If you edit any such compilations (a couple of your scenes are not in this selection), let us know about it!

"Episode, Scene, Speech, and Word: The Madness of Lear" by Norman Maclean

Reading questions and answers scene-by-scene

List of themes and motifs in Lear from the Royal Shakespeare Company


A rich site with "games", questions, images of Shakespeare's original text, audio, and more from Britain Print, Shakespeare Online


111121_r21582_p233.jpeg"Who Wrote Shakespeare"in The New Yorker (note that it's the humor column, Shouts and Murmurs, and was written by Eric Idle of Monty Python fame)*
*in other words, please, cough, note the irony in the article
Related to the recent release of Anonymous

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