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A Dictionary of Shakespeare

by Stanley Wells

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Published by Oxford University Press, Inc. in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination234p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7383436M
ISBN 100192806386
ISBN 109780192806383

  The dictionary also includes box features of passages on Shakespeare by other famous authors, from Dr Johnson and Jane Austin to Bernard Levin and Virginia Woolf. Ideal reference for the student, actor, or director, and fascinating browsing for the general reader interested in Shakespeare /5(7). Get this from a library! Shakespeare's books: a dictionary of Shakespeare sources. [Stuart Gillespie] -- This encyclopedia-style Dictionary is a comprehensive reference guide to Shakespeare's literary knowledge and recent scholarship on it. Nearly entries cover the full range of literary writing.

In Shakespeare’s collected writings, he used a total of 31, different words. Whatever the size of the English lexicon at the time, Shakespeare was in command of a substantial portion of it. Jason Kottke estimates that Shakespeare knew aro words, which suggests Shakespeare was pushing the boundaries of English vocab as he knew it. About Shakespeare's Books. Shakespeare's Books contains nearly entries covering the full range of literature Shakespeare was acquainted with, including classical, historical, religious and contemporary works. The dictionary covers works whose importance to Shakespeare has emerged more clearly in recent years due to new research, as well as explaining current thinking on long-recognized.

The dictionary also includes box features of passages on Shakespeare by other famous authors, from Dr Johnson and Jane Austin to Bernard Levin and Virginia Woolf. Ideal reference for the student, actor, or director, and fascinating browsing for the general reader interested in Shakespeare's life and work/5(6). Dictionary of Shakespeare has been carefully written in a non-technical way to insure that all levels of student and researcher will find the entries clear and uncomplicated.\" \"The entries help explain the terms used in Shakespeare\'s texts and in their execution and so provides the historical context required to give the reader a full.


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