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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.


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Chris Kayser as King Lear
Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, 2019
Photo by Daniel Parvis
 

King Leir and Daughteers
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Also:
The story of King Lear as Shakespeare knew it.
What Shakespeare read about the story of "Leir" in Holinshed's Chronicles.



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