PlayShakespeare.com: The Ultimate Free Shakespeare Resource
PlayShakespeare.com: The Ultimate Free Shakespeare Resource
PlayShakespeare.com: The Ultimate Free Shakespeare Resource
PlayShakespeare.com: The Ultimate Free Shakespeare Resource

King Lear Documents

Historical documents and foreign language versions for King Lear.

Categories

folder King Lear Audio

Audio recordings for King Lear.

Documents

pdf King Lear (FF)

First Folio facsimile of 1623.

archive King Lear (First Folio XML)

First Folio version (original spelling) in XML created by the PlayShakespeare.com Team

pdf King Lear (Q1 & F1)

Facsimiles of Q1 and F1 in parallel.

pdf King Lear Character/Scene Breakdown

Breakdown of all the characters, scene by scene, for doubling.

pdf King Lear Q1

First quarto facsimile of 1608.

pdf King Lear Q2

Second folio facsimile of 1619.

document King Leir

Performed in 1594, and published in 1605, this is probably a source for Shakespeare when writing his own King Lear, claimed by some as an earlier version by Shakespeare himself.

pdf King Leir (1605)

Facsimile of the original edition ("The moste famous Chronicle historye of Leire king of England and his Three Daughters") from 1605.

Shakespeare Pulse
 

Please consider making a small donation to help keep this site free.

Get the Shakespeare Pro app


 


Left Edge Theatre