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King Lear Prezi

Representations in Art: Cordelia vs. Goneril and Regan
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Representations in Art:
Cordelia vs. Goneril and Regan "King Lear Admonishing Cordelia," Henri Fuseli, 1787 "Cordelia," William Frederick Yeames, 1888

*symbols: white, crown, roses
*innocent, humble
*modest dress "King Lear Disinherits Cordelia," John Roberts Herbert, 1850

*symbol: white and blue
*understanding, not angry "Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent," artist unknown, 1775

*symbols: white and blue
*Kent defending Cordelia
*France and Burgundy < Gallery of Cordelia
Gallery of Goneril and Regan >
^ Gallery of King Lear "Goneril and Regan from King Lear," Edwin Austin Abbey, 1902

*symbol: darkness (clothes)
*composition of the figures "Devious Little Conspirators," James W. Bell, 2011

*significance of title
*importance of black/darkness
*quote "Regan and Goneril," artist unknown

*symbols: two-headed, crown, blindfold, necklace, money bag, sword, green
*quote "King Lear Disinherits Cordelia," John Roberts Herbert, 1850

*composition
*posture of the figures "Cordelia's Portion," Ford Madox Brown, 1866

*symbols: white veil, map, dog
*France and Cordelia "Lear and Cordelia," Ford Madox Brown, 1848

*symbols: crosses, arms
*Lear's gaze "King Lear Mourns Cordelia,"
James Berry, 1786

*symbols: light, blue
*unimportance of Goneril and Regan Abbey, Edwin Austin. Goneril and Regan from King Lear. 1902. Private collection. Wikimedia Commons. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. Barry, James. King Lear Mourns Cordelia. 1786-1788. Tate Gallery, London. Wikimedia Commons. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. Batchelor, Tim. King Lear Weeping over the Dead Body of Cordelia by James Barry. Tate Gallery. N.p., 4 Feb. 2011. Web. 20 Mar. 2013.
Bell, James W. Devious Little Conspirators. 2011. Private collection, Leeds. flickr. Web. 20 Mar. 2013.
Boyce, Charles, and Terry Hands. Shakespeare A to Z. Ed. Professor David White. New York: Roundtable, 1990. Print.
Brown, Ford Madox. Cordelia's Portion. 1866. private collection. Wikimedia Commons. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.
- - -. Lear and Cordelia. 1849-1854. oil on canvas. Tate Gallery, London.
Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent. 1770-1780. Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. Google Art Project. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.
Crenshaw, Paul. Discovering the Great Masters. Comp. Rebecca Tucker and Alexandra Bonfante-Warren. New York: Universe, 2009. Print.
Doran, Madeleine. Endeavors of Art: A Study of Form in Elizabethan Drama. Paperback ed. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1964. Print.
Elgin, Kathy. Elizabethan England. New York: Bailey Associates, 2005. Print. Vol. 3 of A History of Fashion and Costume. 8 vols.
Fuseli, Henri. King Lear Admonishing Cordelia. 1784-1790. Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario. AGO. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. Herbert, John Rogers. King Lear Disinherits Cordelia. 1850. Tate Gallery, London. Wikimedia Commons. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. King Lear Weeping over the Dead Body of Cordelia by James Barry. By Greg Hicks. Tate Gallery. N.p., 4 Feb. 2011. Web. 20 Mar. 2013.
Rose, Mary Beth. Women in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Syracuse: Syracuse U, 1986. Print.
Shakespeare, William. King Lear. Ed. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine. Comp. Folger Shakespeare Library. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Print.
Tompkins, Hannah. Regan and Goneril: "King Lear." 1976. The Shakespeare Art Museum, Ashland. The Shakespeare Art Museum. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.
Yeames, William Frederick. Cordelia. 1888. Private collection. Shakespeare Illustrated. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. Works Cited:
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