King Lear: Advanced York Notes A Level Revision Guide

Everything you need to know about King Lear to succeed in your A Level or undergraduate studies.

With the widest coverage and a wealth of practical content, York Notes Advanced: King Lear provides the ultimate guide to Shakespeare’s tragedy of love, madness and ruthless ambition, whether you are an A Level student or an undergraduate. Inside, you’ll find detailed summaries and extended commentaries of acts and scenes, along with analysis of key characters and themes, including ‘Suffering’ and ‘Justice’. In-depth exploration of narrative techniques and language guide you towards an excellent understanding of the text, while overviews of key critical responses help you to develop your own ideas.

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Print Edition information: Paperback, 144 pages, ISBN 9780582784291

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