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Shakespeare's language

Author: Frank Kermode
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The great English tragedies were written in the first decade of the 17th century and the language is often difficult. In this text, Kermode argues that the resources of English underwent major change around 1600.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Kermode
ISBN: 014028592X 9780140285925
OCLC Number: 45437316
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2000.
Description: 320 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Frank Kermode.

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The true biography of Shakespeare is in the plays. The great English tragedies were all written in the first decade of the seventeenth century. They are often in language that is difficult to us, and  Read more...

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