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Shakespeare and language

Author: Catherine M S Alexander
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection considers the characteristics, excitement and unique qualities of Shakespeare's language, the relationship between language and event, and the social, theatrical and literary functions of language. A new introduction, by Jonathan Hope, explicates the differences between Shakespeare's language and our own.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shakespeare and language.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004045733
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M S Alexander
ISBN: 0511230524 9780511230523 0511228902 9780511228902 0511229747 9780511229749 9780511231292 0511231296 9780511617379 0511617372 1280702125 9781280702129 0521831393 9780521831390 0521539005 9780521539005 1107160634 9781107160637 0511316569 9780511316562
OCLC Number: 252527709
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 294 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Editor's note; CHAPTER 1 Shakespeare and language: an introduction; CHAPTER 2 Shakespeare's language and the language of Shakespeare's time; CHAPTER 3 The foundations of Elizabethan language; CHAPTER 4 Shakespeare's talking animals; CHAPTER 5 Some functions of Shakespearian word-formation; CHAPTER 6 Shakespeare and the tune of the time; CHAPTER 7 Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: the places of invention; CHAPTER 8 Shakespeare's thematic modes of speech: Richard II to Henry V; CHAPTER 9 Hamlet and the power of words.
Other Titles: Shakespeare survey.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine M.S. Alexander.
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'... excellent ... Shakespeare and Language challenges the ways in which the modern reader approaches the visual, oral and aural qualities of Elizabethan language.' The Times Literary Supplement

 
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