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Shakespeare’s play begins with Lear naming his heirs and ends with those heirs betraying him.9 Clues That Set Up Kendall’s Big Cliffhanger on Succession|Eliana Dockterman|December 6, 2021|Time
A little-known fact about King Lear is that many of its monologues double perfectly as speeches to recite in the mirror when you’ve just been passed over for a promotion.Why rejection stings so hard for internal job applicants|Sarah Todd|October 15, 2021|Quartz
When not attending to his own woes, he maintained a frantic schedule of trials and other court appearances for clients, often piloting his own Lear jet across the country for appointments.F. Lee Bailey, defense lawyer for the famous and infamous, dies at 87|Paul W. Valentine|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
Airing in the years of the Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter administrations, All in the Family had much to explore, resulting in both praise and death threats for Lear, who earned a spot on Nixon’s enemies list.How a Foulmouthed Bigot Named Archie Bunker Charmed—and Changed—America|Daniel S. Levy|February 9, 2021|Time
As part of Lear’s televised lesson plan, he pushed to break TV taboos, much to the consternation of CBS head censor William Tankersley.How a Foulmouthed Bigot Named Archie Bunker Charmed—and Changed—America|Daniel S. Levy|February 9, 2021|Time
King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”
A new book from Mallory Ortberg imagines what literary legends including King Lear and Jane Eyre would have texted.
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley Lear gave away his kingdom.Book Bag: 5 Novels Shakespeare Sort of Wrote|Lois Leveen|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If it were not the case, then there would be a Jonestown after every performance of King Lear.Martin Amis Talks About Nazis, Novels, and Cute Babies|Ronald K. Fried|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he loved showing off the Lear as the party favor for a Hollywood that had everything.Frank Sinatra and the Birth of the Jet Set|William Stadiem|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"'King Lear' may be recognized as the perfect model of the dramatic art of the whole world," says Shelley.
The drama of "Lear" begins with a scene giving the conversation between two courtiers, Kent and Gloucester.
Goneril's steward appears, and behaves rudely to Lear, for which Kent knocks him down.
But they are lost among long and high-flown speeches, which Lear keeps incessantly uttering quite inappropriately.
But Regan says she will receive him only with twenty-five and then Lear makes up his mind to go back to Goneril who admits fifty.