'The Redemption of King Lear'
In lieu of an abstract, the first paragraph of the essay follows:
The title of this paper is a quotation from A. C. Bradley's lecture on King Lear: "Should we," he asked, call "this poem The Redemption of King Lear?"1 Bradley was not alone in detecting an underlying thread of Christian imagery in a play which Shakespeare, working largely from a Christian version of the old story, seemed resolute to express in overtly pagan terms. J. C. Maxwell wrote: "King Lear is a Christian play about a pagan world."2
"'The Redemption of King Lear',"
Comparative Drama: Vol. 23
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/compdr/vol23/iss1/3