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Tate, The History of King Lear (Pages 66-67)

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Pages 66-67: Tate’s Lear ends with Lear and Gloucester alive and reconciled to their children, and Edgar and Cordelia jointly placed on English throne by Lear.

Tate, The History of King Lear (Page 63)

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Page 63: In Tate’s version, Lear turns action hero, seizing a weapon from the guards and successfully fighting them off until Edgar and Albany rescue him and Cordelia.

Tate, The History of King Lear (Page 4)

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Page 4: Cordelia’s criticism of Lear’s demand to occupy sole place in his daughters’ hearts is understood by Lear in Tate’s version as deriving from her love for Edgar.