The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 25.162  Tuesday, 1 April 2014


From:        John Crowley <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

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. 


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