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Literature Lecture: King Lear by William Shakespeare

3rd April, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

£22

Dr Jane Mackay

William Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’. The last of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, here we witness the terrible consequences of ‘hubris’: the elderly Lear’s belief in his own rightness and his actual total failure to read basic human nature. His tragedy is the failure of us all: an inability to really see what real love actually is, until it is too late.

Part of a series of literature lectures exploring great writers, their lives and their books, followed by a delicious Launde Lunch. Presented by renowned speaker Dr Jane Mackay.

The lecture lasts for approximately one hour and is followed by further discussion over a two course lunch in the dining room

Details

Date:
3rd April
Time:
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Cost:
£22
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