British Literature Module 4.4
Honors Text: Hamlet by William Shakespeare
King Lear Context Resources
The Author’s Life
King Lear Overture by Hector Berlioz:
- May need http://www.sibelius.com/products/scorch/index.html to view the above score.
King Lear (a BBC production with Laurence Olivier as Lear) on the Amazon website
Painting: King Lear and the Fool in the Storm by William Dyce
Painting: King Lear and Cordelia by Benjamin West
Note: we specifically recommend this version from the 7th edition, not the 8th edition.
Virtual Globe Theatre
The website for the reconstructed Globe Theatre offers a virtual tour, filmed on site:
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British Literature Texts (recommended editions)
British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)