1) King Lear
Shakespeare's tragedy of a royal father and his daughters is presented scene by scene in comic book format. As flies are to wanton boys, so are we to th' gods: they kill us for their sports, howls King Lear. In artist Ian Pollock's surreal interpretation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the abstract wail of "the unaccomodated man" is dramatized in subtle shadings of the old king's anguish. Every line of dialogue is preserved, and every scene is illustrated...
Unabridged CD ed.
2 sound discs (149 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
"Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man and accompanied by her cousin Celia and their loyal fool Touchstone, she takes refuge in the Forest of Arden. In the forest Rosalind meets young Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, expecially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe"--Container.