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The Enduring Influence of Shakespeare's 'King Lear'

NEW YORK, September 20, 2018 — Distinguished author and Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro and We That Are Young author Preti Taneja discuss how one of the playwright's most famous works, King Lear, continues to influence contemporary literature across cultures. The conversation was introduced by fellow scholar Gauri Viswanathan, and was part of a series of panels celebrating literature, culture, and ideas at JLF at New York. (35 min., 2 sec.)