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A Bard Game

A Bard Game
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Four of Shakespeare's tragic heroes (Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth) imagined as playing cards.

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Here are details of each character featured. Notice that the top and bottom of the card depict the character in different states.

Here is is Hamlet, first contemplative, then in his "antic disposition:"



Here is Othello, first as a renowned general, then as the victim of jealousy.



Here is King Lear, first in majestic regalia, then reduced to a mad outcast:



And finally, Macbeth, first seeing an invisible dagger, then staring at the all-too-visible blood on his hands:

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