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Title: King Lear (Quarto 1, 1608)

Author: William Shakespeare

Editor: Michael Best

Coordinating Editor: Michael Best

Textual Editor: Eric Rasmussen

Research Assistant: Pat Atkins

ISBN: 978-1-55058-463-9

Editorial principles and publishing history: The transcripts presented here follow the Quarto as exactly as an electronic version permits; spelling follows the original, with no attempt to correct errors; word spacing is normalized. Ligatures have been added automatically and have not been proofread. Note that this edition exists in both corrected and uncorrected forms; some variants hae been entered.

This publication has been proofread, but has not yet been peer reviewed.