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1. Introduction: Doth nonsense songs a tragedy maketh?

King Lear

William Shakespeare, 1608
Famous for: Betrayal, madness, death … and the squelching of freshly-plucked eyes.

Did Shakespeare really set out to make King Lear a tragedy? Really? What about the Fool? And the nonsense songs? And the fact that things keep going from bad to worse to worst? Get inside the Bard’s head in this Recap.

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