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Shakespeare and the origins of English

Author: Neil Rhodes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What did Shakespeare learn at school? Did he study creative writing? This book addresses these and similar questions as the author shows where the modern subject of 'English' came from, and what part Shakespeare played in its formation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rhodes, Neil, 1953-
Shakespeare and the origins of English.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004301812
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Rhodes
ISBN: 019924572X 9780199245727 9780191715259 0191715255 9786611190842 6611190848
OCLC Number: 271201009
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 260 pages)
Contents: 1. Renaissance articulations --
1.1. Language as living speech --
1.2. Hamlet's media studies --
2. Did Shakespeare study creative writing? --
2.1. School ties --
2.2. Writing against the academy --
3. Both sides now --
3.1. Speech-writing --
3.2. Problems at work --
3.3. Shakespeare's controversial plots --
4. Vernacular values --
4.1. Native feet --
4.2. Shakespeare the barbarian --
5. Commonplace Shakespeare --
5.1. Shakespeare's computer --
5.2. Resources for English --
6. The origins of English --
6.1. From rhetoric to criticism --
6.2. Shakespeare and the language of the heart.
Responsibility: Neil Rhodes.
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