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Shakespeare's language

Author: Eugene F Shewmaker
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
This glossary attempts to penetrate and recreate the immediacy of Shakespeare's language, with the author opting for the literal, or most obvious interpretation.

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Glossaries, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene F Shewmaker
ISBN: 9780816071258 081607125X
OCLC Number: 755695168
Description: xxvii, 628 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: An Introduction to Shakespeare and His Language --
Shakespeare's Works --
Shakespeare's Language --
Chronology of the Plays & Poems of William Shakespeare (1564-1616).
Responsibility: Eugene F. Shewmaker.


Offers a guide to the ornate and sometimes bewildering language of Shakespeare's plays and poetry. This work contains more than 17,000 definitions - from the adjective ""chop-fallen"" in ""Hamlet""  Read more...


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...the essential companion for anyone seeking the immeasurable pleasures of Shakespeare. - Booklist

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