King Lear Essay | King Lear From Multiple Angles

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King Lear From Multiple Angles

Summary: This essay looks at how King Lear can be intepreted from a Jacobean and feminist perspectives. It includes a contemporary production of king Lear - A thousand acres.
King Lear can be read in a variety of ways.
Discuss the above statement with reference to two readings, one of which must be a production either real or imagined.

Shakespeare's King Lear has been the source of much contention as to the way in which the text can be read. The play originally was written for the Jacobean audience of Shakespeare's time, but since then has taken on many other readings. These new readings are produced to comment on issues in the society in which it is explored. Readings encompass a wide range of ideas - from the Dominant reading, the manner in which Shakespeare's audience would have perceived the text, to feminist ideals. The various readings are influenced by the context in which they are discussed. In particular the dominant and feminist readings of King Lear both perceive the text in different contexts...


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