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Shakespeare's words : a glossary and language companion

By: Crystal, David.
Contributor(s): Crystal, Ben.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Penguin 2002Description: xxiv, 649p.ISBN: 9780140291179.Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Language -- Glossaries, etc | English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- GlossariesDDC classification: 822.33 | C889 Summary: 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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Reference Reference P K Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur
Reference 822.33 C889 (Browse shelf) Reference A174649
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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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