King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare
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Description from [Editor's Review] Based on the legend of King Leir in pre-Roman Britain. King Lear divides his kingdom among his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their love for him.
Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play, Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play; Scene-by-scene plot summaries; A key to famous lines and phrases; An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language; An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play; Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books... [more at Amazon link below]
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