Shakespeare In Perspective | King Lear

King Lear

In his personal view, Professor Frank Kermode suggests that 'one purpose of tragedy may be to make us look steadily at things we prefer not to think about, death, of course, and the way the world works'.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 24'01''
  • Broadcast date: 1982

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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