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Poor Tom : living King Lear / Simon Palfrey.

  • Author

    Palfrey, Simon.,

  • Date published

    2014

  • Publisher

    Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616. King Lear.

    Edgar (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)

Prelude: the hanging man -- Introduction -- Interlude: the stranger -- Scene 1: into the hollow -- Interlude: job redux -- Scene 2: enter Tom -- Interlude: Tom is ...? -- Scene 3: Tom's voices -- Interlude: to be allegory -- Scene 4: Tom's places -- Interlude: history man -- Scene 5: lurk, lurk -- Interlude: living King Lear -- Scene 6: shuttered genealogy -- Interlude: decreated -- Scene 7: fool to sorrow -- Interlude: humanist and posthumanist: a dialogue -- Scene 8: to the edge of the cliff -- Interlude: the binding -- Scene 9: fallen, or not? -- Interlude: everyman -- Scene 10: alive, or dead? -- Interlude: the pending world -- Scene 11: dark places -- Interlude: Jacob and Esau -- Scene 12: departures -- Conclusion: Shakespeare's radical.