Reflections on Shakespeare’s King Lear – Complete 5 part set MP3


Recorded in Sonoma, California – 1990. Five downloadable MP3 audio files. Over four hours of audio.


Under the theme of ’Worthy Stories confused with Dubious Plots’ this exploration of one of the later plays of Shakespeare follows the crisis King Lear’s abdication precipitates and the cost to extricate himself from the ‘plot’ in order to enter the larger ‘Story’. Using the insights of René Girard’s mimetic theory, Gil Bailie brings the inner dynamics of Shakespeare’s play to life This is the complete 5 part series consisting of 5 downloadable MP3 audio files.

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