Shakespeare's Words : A Glossary and Language Companion, Paperback

Shakespeare's Words : A Glossary and Language Companion Paperback



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 diagrammatic representation of the relationships within each play.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 676 pages, diagrams
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Shakespeare studies & criticism
  • ISBN: 9780140291179



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