For the Shakespeare Lear project, a collection of physical texts were digitized to enable annotation, text mining and visualizations, including early editions of Shakespeare’s play King Lear (1608, 1685), his sources for the play, and a 1736 adaptation of the play by Nahum Tate
Three of the texts were digitized from the Wayne State University Special Collections:
One text, the version of Lear from the Fourth Folio (1685) was digitized from the text held at the Detroit Public Library, enabled by a collaboration between Wayne State University Library System and the Detroit Public Library.
Other texts are transcribed versions of texts from the Folger Digital Library, including:
All texts are accessible through the Digital Collections platform at the Wayne State University Libraries: https://digital.library.wayne.edu/item/wayne:collectionkinglear