Kernan, Alvin.,. Also discusses the so-called Lear myth. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1970. Succeeding King Lear begins with a chapter on sovereignty and King Lear, devotes two chapters to Wordsworth, and concludes with a fourth and the final chapter on Agee and Evans.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1950. Port Washington NY: Kennikat Press, 1977. The Mortal Worm: Shakespeare's Master Theme. This impression of absurdity islater reinforced during the early 20 th century with the German expressionist movement in artwith work such as Metropolis by Fritz LangReligion also played an important role in the development of existentialism. Stationers Register recorded on November 26, 1607, King Lear was performed for King James I at Whitehall. In other words, they did not see the end of their labor. King Lear in Our Time. In 1574 it appeared.