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The Oxford companion to Shakespeare

Author: Michael Dobson; Stanley Wells
Publisher: [Oxford, England] ; [New York] : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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"From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of the Sonnets to the misprints in the First Folio, from Shakespeare's favourite figures of speech to the staging of Othello in South Africa, a team of 100 internationally renowned scholars provides a lucid, stimulating, and authoritative guide to Shakespeare's plays and poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries. Special feature  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford companion to Shakespeare.
[Oxford, England ; New York] : Oxford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)47063333
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dobson; Stanley Wells
ISBN: 0198117353 9780198117353
OCLC Number: 54848274
Notes: Title from home page (viewed Mar. 31, 2004).
"Oxford reference online. Premium."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Thematic Listing of Entries; List of plays; Note to the reader; Oxford Companion to Shakespeare; The British Isles and France in the English Histories and Macbeth; The royal family in Shakespeare's English Histories; Shakespeare's life, works, and reception: a partial chronology; Further reading
Responsibility: edited by Michael Dobson and Stanley Wells.

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This is a reference text on Shakespeare's works, times, life, and afterlives. From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of the "Sonnets" to the misprints in the First Folio, this guide covers  Read more...

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