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The Way to Dover: Arthurian Imagery in King Lear


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The port of Dover, on the south coast of Kent, is named eleven times in King Lear. The final scene takes place in Dover, and all the play's characters· gather there (except for Cornwall, who has died, and, possibly, the Fool) for the dénouement.1

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