Shakespeare Festival Reads: The Year Of Lear

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Shakespeare Festival Reads: The Year Of Lear
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Join Shakespeare Festival Reads (left-bank.com/shakespeare-festival-reads-0) for a reading group discussion of "The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606" by James Shapiro!

In the years leading up to 1606, Shakespeare's great productivity had ebbed. But the tumultuous events of that year, at age forty-two, he found his footing again, finishing a play he had begun the previous autumn—"King Lear"—then writing two other great tragedies, "Macbeth" and "Antony and Cleopatra."
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By: Left Bank Books