Shakesplaining

Explaining Shakespeare one podcast at a time

A podcast about Shakespeare performances in Boston.

Episode 7 - RSC's King Lear

Lear Quarto, 1608

Here's a photo of the 1608 quarto of the True Chronicle History of the life and death of King Lear. Some modern texts rely solely on this first quarto while others combine it with the First Folio text (1623). This picture is of the Harvard Houghton Library's copy.