Daily Archives: September 26, 2014

KING LEAR: Shakespeare Our Contemporary

America’s premiere literary critic, Harold Bloom, says that Shakespeare’s King Lear “transcends the limits of literature” He adds that,”I have attended many stagings of King Lear and invariably have regretted being there. Our directors and actors are defeated by this play.”1 While I have not experienced as many King Lears as Mr. Bloom, I have […]