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Shakespeare's books : a dictionary of Shakespeare sources

Author: Stuart Gillespie
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2004.
Series: Student Shakespeare library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This encyclopedia-style Dictionary is a comprehensive reference guide to Shakespeare's literary knowledge and recent scholarship on it. Nearly 200 entries cover the full range of literary writing Shakespeare was acquainted with, and which influenced his own work, including classical, historical, religious and contemporary works. It provides an overview of his use of authors such as Virgil, Chaucer, Erasmus, Marlowe  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Gillespie
ISBN: 9781472555328 1472555325 9781441194534 1441194533 9781847143389 1847143385
OCLC Number: 895073328
Description: 1 online resource (x, 528 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; A-Z; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I-J; K; L; M; N; O; P-Q; R; S; T; U-V; W; X-Y; General Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
Series Title: Student Shakespeare library.
Responsibility: Stuart Gillespie.


This is a comprehensive reference guide to Shakespeare's literary knowledge. An A-Z of nearly 200 entries covers the full range of writers and texts that influenced Shakespeare's work, from classical  Read more...


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"'In the flood of... publications about Shakespeare, this volume stands out as a genuinely valuable contribution to Shakespeare studies... No scholar should be without it, and no student should Read more...

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