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Pronouncing Shakespeare's words : a guide from A to Zounds

Author: Dale F Coye
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this ingenious book, Dale Coye provides a guide to each significant word, line-by-line, scene-by-scene, in eighteen of Shakepeare's most popular plays.

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Genre/Form: Controlled vocabularies
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale F Coye
ISBN: 0415941822 9780415941822
OCLC Number: 50079802
Description: xiii, 342 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Pronouncing Shakespeare's Words A GUIDE FROM A TO ZOUNDS; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Pronunciation Key; Abbreviations; Introduction; Using the Guide; The Basic Text: The Riverside Shakespeare; Which Words Are Included?; Notation; Pronunciation Variants within the United States; How the Pronunciations Were Determined; When Is a Variant Pronunciation "Wrong"?; Mannered Pronunciations and the Influence of British English in North America; Lost Rhymes and Puns; Proper Names; Foreign Words and Phrases; Regional, Foreign, and Lower-Class Accents; Altering Modern Pronunciation to Fit the Verse. Variations of the Basic Iambic Pentameter Line; Shifting the Stress of a Word to Maintain the Iambic Rhythm; Compressing Word; Expanding Words; Why Follow the Iambic Meter?; A Pronouncing Guide to the Plays; The Most Common "Hard" Words in Shakespeare; The Most Common Reduced Forms; The Plays; All's Well That Ends Well; As You Like It; The Comedy of Errors; Hamlet; Henry IV part one; Henry V; Julius Caesar; King Lear; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; The Merchant of Venice; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo and Juliet. The Taming of the Shrew; The Tempest; Twelfth Night; The Winter's Tale; Appendix A: Common Words with More than One Standard Pronunciation in Today's English; Appendix B: Common Archaic Forms in Shakespeare; Appendix C: Pronunciation in Elizabethan England; References; Subject Index.
Responsibility: Dale Coye.
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'Authoritative and comprehensive.' - Choice 'Will undoubtedly be extremely useful to actors, teachers, students and general readers of Shakespeare.' - Booklist

 
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