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|‘King Lear,’ With Michael Pennington|
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 25.162 Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Date: March 31, 2014 at 8:44:58 PM EDT
Subject: Re: SHAKSPER: Quiet Lears
I thought of another thing about Laughton’s quiet Lear. He said that he discerned that this was the right way to enact Lear through a study of the punctuation in various original editions (I don’t remember which ones) which he assumed, I guess, expressed Shakespeare’s intentions (which may be doubted). If I ever do come upon a reference for this story, I will send.