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- DescriptionA taut adaptation of Shakespeare s masterwork by Gareth Hinds the standard-bearer of graphic-vel retellings of literary classics. In a graceful adaptation, Gareth Hinds transforms Shakespeare s timeless tale of pride and defiance, loyalty and ambition, betrayal and revenge into graphic-vel format, packing it with visual drama and providing accessible tes. This artful edition like an extraordinary stage performance offers a striking new perspective on one of the most powerful and beloved tragedies in the English language. Incorporating excerpts from the bard s own language, Gareth Hinds s inventive format opens the experience of KING LEAR to students and fans of graphic literature.
- Author BiographyGareth Hinds says he sees the graphic novel form as a perfect bridge between the printed word and theatrical performance. He is currently at work on a graphic-novel edition of Homer s THE ODYSSEY. He lives in Watertown, Massachusetts.
- Author(s)Gareth Hinds
- PublisherCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication05/10/2009
- SubjectGraphic Novels: Non-fiction & Literary
- Place of PublicationMassachusetts
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Out-of-print date23/09/2014
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight553 g
- Width192 mm
- Height281 mm
- Spine12 mm
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