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Shakespeare - King Lear
The Family in Shakespeare

Year

2002

Producer

Classroom Video

Country of Origin

Australia

Duration

00:19:00

Product Code

CLV02033000

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Family, Politics and the State. A look at Lear from a modern feminist point of view and opening up discussions in class about gender roles in Shakespeare's text. Investigating the famous tragedy through different perspectives. This program juxtaposes the Text as performed, against specially written scenes to illustrate the issues of Family from a character perspective. By focusing on the characters of Lear's daughters, you can see how family politics as played out in King Lear' are at once profound and enduring.

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Production Year
2002

Duration
00:19:00

Producer
Classroom Video

Country Of Origin
Australia

Level
Middle Secondary to Senior Secondary

Product Code
CLV02033000