King Lear critics

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A.C.Bradely
king Lear is a play too huge for the stage
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Copellia Kahn
it is interesting that there is no literal mother in King Lear
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Samuel Jackson (on the gouging out of Gloucester's eyes
... an act too horrid to endure in a dramatic exhibition
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kathleen Mcluskie
women are made either to submit - Cordelia - or must be destroyed- Regan and Goneril
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Copellia Kahn
lear goes mad because he is unable to accept his dependence on the feminine, his daughters
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Emma smith
a play too horrible and comfortless to be enjoyed
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A.W.Schlegal (describing Lear's downfall)
Fall from the highest elevation into the deepest abiss of misery
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Schlegal - describing kent
the closest thing to perfect goodness in one of Shakespeare's characters
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snider
the relationships between father and his daughters, a father and his sons and of sisters and brothers are at the heart of the play
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Francis casey
the king who flounced, who processed so mightily... who flounced off in a rage...is now carried senseless from the stage by a straggle of faithful followers
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D.J.Enright
the principal characters are not those who act but those who suffer
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it is interesting that there is no literal mother in King Lear

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