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The oxford companion to shakespeare

By: Dobson,Michael.
Contributor(s): Dobson, Michael [ed.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Oxford University Press 2001Description: xxix, 541p.ISBN: 0198117353.Subject(s): Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 -- EncyclopediasDDC classification: 822.33 | Ox2 Summary: The oxford companion to Shakespeare is the most comprehensive reference work yet produced about Shakespeare's works, times, life, and afterlives. From the conjectured identity of the dark lady of the sonnets to the misprints in the first folio, from Shakespeare's favourite figures of speech to the staging of Othello in South Africa, a team of internationally renowned scholars provides a lucid, stimulating, and authoritative guide to the plays, the poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries. Bringing its readers up to date not only with the latest in Shakespearian scholarship and controversy but with the plays' most recent incarnations on stage, on film, and in international popular culture, this is the perfect companion to Shakespeare's works, covering everything from Aaron and act divisions to Zeffirelli and Zuccaro, and from Shakespeare in schools to Shakespeare in Love.
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Reference Reference P K Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur
Reference 822.33 Ox2 (Browse shelf) Reference A142118
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The oxford companion to Shakespeare is the most comprehensive reference work yet produced about Shakespeare's works, times, life, and afterlives. From the conjectured identity of the dark lady of the sonnets to the misprints in the first folio, from Shakespeare's favourite figures of speech to the staging of Othello in South Africa, a team of internationally renowned scholars provides a lucid, stimulating, and authoritative guide to the plays, the poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries. Bringing its readers up to date not only with the latest in Shakespearian scholarship and controversy but with the plays' most recent incarnations on stage, on film, and in international popular culture, this is the perfect companion to Shakespeare's works, covering everything from Aaron and act divisions to Zeffirelli and Zuccaro, and from Shakespeare in schools to Shakespeare in Love.

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