Shakespeare's Words

Shakespeare's Words
Author : David Crystal
Publisher : Penguin Books
Total Pages : 676
Release : 2002-12-31
ISBN 10 : 0140291172
ISBN 13 : 9780140291179
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shakespeare's Words Book Description:

A vital resource for scholars, students and actors, this book contains glosses and quotes for over 14,000 words that could be misunderstood by or are unknown to a modern audience. Displayed panels look at such areas of Shakespeare's language as greetings, swear-words and terms of address. Plot summaries are included for all Shakespeare's plays and on the facing page is a unique diagramatic representation of the relationships within each play.

Shakespeare's Words
Language: en
Pages: 676
Authors: David Crystal
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-31 - Publisher: Penguin Books

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Language: en
Pages: 644
Authors: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Categories: Shakespeare, William
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-28 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Frankie Rubinstein
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-12-11 - Publisher: Springer

'...Rubinstein is far from innocent and comes to our aid with a lot of learning...and is quite right to urge that not to appreciate the sexiness of Shakespeare'
Shakespeare's Non-Standard English
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Norman Blake
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-22 - Publisher: A&C Black

Most scholarly attention on Shakespeare's vocabulary has been directed towards his enrichment of the language through borrowing words from other languages and h
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Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Dale Coye
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-03 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Mireille Ravassat
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-02 - Publisher: A&C Black

This innovative volume testifies to the current revived interest in Shakespeare's language and style and opens up new and captivating vistas of investigation. T
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Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Keith Johnson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-23 - Publisher: Routledge

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The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: David Crystal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 768
Authors: Alexander Schmidt
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-08 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

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