AO3 Domestic/natural world - King Lear

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Eric Bradley
Talks of how in many Shakespearean plays, notably 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', contain episodes where characters go out in to a green, liminal space on the edge of society. Here they let off steam, involve in primitive or sexual impulses and then return to a more conservative structure.
Heilman
Lear and Gloucester "undergo a great deal of enlightenment"
Sun
"Under their clothes, the King and the beggar are equal"
Bradley
"The warm castle is a room in hell, the storm swept heath a sanctuary"
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