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Shakespeare's Words: A Glossary and Language Companion by [Crystal, David, Crystal, Ben]
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Shakespeare's Words: A Glossary and Language Companion New Ed Edition, Kindle Edition

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A fresh look at the vocabulary of Shakespeare's poems and plays including a glossary of nearly 14,000 words and meanings. Ideal for aficionados and amateurs alike, either as a quick reference or as a basis for in-depth research.

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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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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 20008 KB
  • Print Length: 680 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; New Ed edition (1 April 2004)
  • Sold by: Penguin UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003TSE8HG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #152,946 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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