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About For Books King Lear: The Yale Annotated Shakespeare (The Annotated Shakespeare) Review

King Lear, one of Shakespeare s darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim. Lear s failure as a father engulfs himself and his world in turmoil and tragedy.