What's on an Old Man's Mind? Luc Perceval's ‘King Lear'
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What's on an Old Man's Mind? Luc Perceval's ‘King Lear'

(Jozef de Vos) The Low Countries - 2003, № 11, pp. 274-276

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A thorough analysis of L. King of Pain by the Antwerp Toneelhuis company, a radical rewriting of Shakespeare's King Lear. Director Luc Perceval's adaptation starts from a specific view of the character of Lear. Shakespeare's most comprehensive tragedy seems to be reduced to the case of an old man who is becoming demented.

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