Shakespeare's King Lear and the Middle Ages

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Shakespeare's King Lear and the Middle Ages

The film holds, "as t'were, the mirror" up to the Middle Ages, for the medieval image of the world survived into the Elizabethan Age. The king-father symbolizing the authority of the past, primogeniture, astrology, and the dowry are all representative of the medieval culture as reflected in Shakespeare's King Lear.
31 minutes, color, sound

 
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