The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1294 Thursday, 17 June 2004
Date: Thursday, 17 Jun 2004 00:11:55 EDT
Subject: 15.1280 Cinematheque Ontario Presents KING LEAR (USSR,
Comment: Re: SHK 15.1280 Cinematheque Ontario Presents KING LEAR (USSR,
1970) Wed. Ju...
>of all Shakespeare's tragedies, King Lear is
>perhaps the best suited to Russian adaptation, being the longest,
>wildest, starkest, and most replete with pain and suffering at all
Longest? Hamlet, Othello, Coriolanus, and Troilus (if that's a tragedy)
all have more lines.
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