Higher Education

King Lear: Evans Shakespeare Edition, 1st Edition

  • Vincent F. Petronella University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • ISBN-10: 0495911232  |  ISBN-13: 9780495911234
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.25
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About

Overview

Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play.

Features and Benefits

  • Visuals, including paintings of Shakespearean characters, illustrations of the plays in theatre, and photos from film, both four color and black and white, bring the drama of the Renaissance era to life.
  • To help students place the iconic plays in historical and cultural context, detailed explanatory footnotes to the play, historical sources, and modern critical essays are provided.
  • Digital resources include an eBook and the Shakespeare Resource Center.

Table of Contents

About this Series.
Shakespeare’s Life.
Shakespeare’s Theatre.
The Introduction.
Performance History.
Text of the Play.
A Note on the Text.
Textual Notes.
Sources and Contexts.
Critical Essays.
Classic Essays.
Modern Essays.
For Further Reading, Viewing, and Listening.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Shakespeare Resource Center, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for King Lear  (ISBN-10: 1111678073 | ISBN-13: 9781111678074)

List Price = $29.00  | CengageBrain Price = $29.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.00

Student Supplements

Shakespeare Resource Center, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for King Lear  (ISBN-10: 1111678073 | ISBN-13: 9781111678074)

List Price = $29.00  | CengageBrain Price = $29.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Vincent F. Petronella

Vincent F. Petronella is a Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his B.A. degree from The City College/ City University of New York, his M.A. from the University of Oregon, and his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As teacher, author, and lecturer, his main interest is the work of Shakespeare. His publications are found in journals, annuals, and festschrifts such as Shakespeare Studies, Approaches to Teaching "King Lear" (Modern Language Association), Studies in Philology, Die Neueren Sprachen, Theatre Journal, Review of English Studies, Études anglaises, and In the Company of Shakespeare. For the past ten years at Beacon Hill Seminars in Boston he has been offering courses primarily on Shakespeare but also on Keats, Hawthorne, Melville, the Brownings, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, and Verbal and Visual Art in Dialogue.