I said, "Why doesn't he want to do King lear and I can play his fool?"
But lear insists his longer, more detailed journeys are more thorough, experience-rich, and luxurious.
“We will make the effort to find things, and we will take you to see them, in comfort and style,” lear promises.
In Oxford, lear will relate stories from the lives of figures like W.H. Auden, Lewis Carroll, and T.E. Lawrence.
A modern-day King lear story finds the three daughters of a powerful lobsterman vying for his affection.
He used to know it from cover to cover—Othello, Hamlet, lear—the whole string.
Cordelia lands with French troops to repossess lear of his kingdom.
Mrs. lear stood by the gate for all the world like a statue of bronze.
In an engagement with the sisters' armies, she and lear are captured.
Shakespeare's "view" comes out in lear's climacteric execration of his "dog-hearted daughters."