Shakespeare's Words: A Glossary and Language Companion

Penguin Books

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  • Publish Date: 2002-12-31
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: David Crystal;Ben Crystal

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A vital resource for scholars, students and actors, this book contains glosses and quotes for over 14,000 words that could be misunderstood by or are unknown to a modern audience. Displayed panels look at such areas of Shakespeare's language as greetings, swear-words and terms of address. Plot summaries are included for all Shakespeare's plays and on the facing page is a unique diagramatic representation of the relationships within each play.

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