Philip Weller caricature
Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to King Lear, 1.1.128: "With my two daughters' dowers digest this third"


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Act 1, Scene 1, line 128
     The word "this" may indicate that Lear is pointing to his map of the division of the kingdom.





Cordelia's portion

Cordelia's Portion by Ford Maddox Brown (1821 - 1893)