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König Lear [promptbook]

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616


Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943




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Max Reinhardt Promptbooks


Cover labelled “Regiebuch III.” Markings in blue pencil, red pencil, black pencil, purple pen, and black pen. Blue pencil note key with page numbers found front inside cover. Red pencil note key with page numbers found back inside cover. Extensive notes throughout, many written in every single ink color. Markings stop with end of play on page 154, pages continue until page 164. Also found throughout are various note slips inserted in pages and other supplemental pages.


18cm x 12.5cm


December 1913, Königstein; February 6, 1925, Vienna; April, 1916, city unspecified; “Shakespeare 300 Todestag” (for the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death). (As indicated by notes within promptbook)

Earlier version

King Lear


Located in Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections
PT2635.E548P75 v.109


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Who is Max Reinhardt? The celebrated Austrian heater director Max Reinhardt, recognized in America primarily for his elaborate productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Franz Werfel’s The Eternal Road, and Karl Vollmoeller’s The Miracle, was born in 1873 at Baden near Vienna, Austria and died in New York City in… More

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, “König Lear [promptbook],” Digital Collections, accessed December 5, 2023,