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Tate's Lear
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.1019  Thursday, 21 October 1998.

From:           Frank Whigham <
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Date:           Tuesday, 20 Oct 1998 07:31:33 -0500
Subject: 9.1011  Re: Tate's Lear
Comment:        Re: SHK 9.1011  Re: Tate's Lear

Those who resort to whacking Tate's Lear as a way of saving (!)
Shakespeare's ought to read Richard Strier's fascinating chapter on
Tate's version in Resistant Structures (California, 1996?). The play
emerges as a serious text in its own right, its alterations richly
motivated, including (not least) the ending.

Frank Whigham
 

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