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Considered one of Shakespeare's greatest works, King Lear is a towering masterpiece that begins when the aging King foolishly divides his kingdom among his three daughters. The tragedy and agonies that follow drive Lear to madness, but they have the paradoxical effect of bringing him deep insights into his own shortcomings and into the human condition. We will read and discuss this monumental play and will consider various interpretations of King Lear performed on stage and screen.
|Dates:||February 28 - March 28, 2015 Check for other dates|
|Meets:||Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12 N, 5 Sessions|
PLEASE NOTE: books are not included in the cost of the course. A copy of the play can be purchased online or at a bookstore of your choice.
Please read Act I of King Lear before the first day of class.
This course meets at Edgemere Retirement Community, and a parking pass is not required. Valet parking is available.
This course has reached its maximum enrollment. We encourage students to add themselves to the waitlist.