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Thread #10796   Message #986609
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
19-Jul-03 - 01:42 PM
Thread Name: Country of origin of these songs please!
Subject: RE: Country of orgin of these songs please!
Shakespeare's King Lear was based on a previous play by someone else, which was based on earlier stories. I suppose "the real King Lear" wold be the eraliest traceable version of the stories. But Shakespeare's version is the most significant. That's what I meant.