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King Lear.

William Shakespeare

King Lear.

With an introd. and notes by K. Deighton; with an appendix by T. Cartwright.

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDeighton, Kenneth,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2819 A2 D4 1926
The Physical Object
Pagination277p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15957618M

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King Lear was first published in