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The Arden Dictionary Of Shakespeare Quotations

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : 9781408143773
Genre : Drama
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Who said " Neither a lender nor a borrower be"? Who are the star-crossed lovers? Which Shakespearean lady protests "too much"? If you have ever been stuck trying to identify a Shakespearean quote then this is the book for you! With over 3,000 quotes from single lines to quite long extracts, organized by topic and by play, this is an essential book for anyone with an interest in Shakespeare. The key word index makes it easy to use and it also includes a glossary of unfamiliar terms and a brief biography of Shakespeare. The Dictionary is easy to dip into by word or theme (love, greed, disease, war etc) or by play, and the indexes allow readers to track down a half-remembered quote easily. An ideal companion for all students, teachers or performers of Shakespeare, this Dictionary is a useful and entertaining reference work.
Category: Drama

The Arden Shakespeare Miscellany

Author : Jane Armstrong
ISBN : 9781408139172
Genre : Drama
File Size : 24.44 MB
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A gem of a reference book covering everything you could possibly want to know about Shakespeare between two handsome covers. Entries are quite short and range from "What did Shakespeare look like?", "Shakespeare on Film" and lists of compliments, oathes, lovers' vows and boys and girls names. There is an entry for each play too, summarising its plot and outlining major characters and themes. Details are given of the debates surrounding Shakespeare's identity, the known and fanciful facts of his life, and descriptions of the theatres in which he worked and the acting companies of which he was a member. A wealth of information and insight, both useful and entertainingly trivial, make this miscellany a book to satisfy students, buffs and bluffers alike.
Category: Drama


Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : 1903436028
Genre : Drama
File Size : 70.45 MB
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The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare's work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's plays. This edition of Cymbeline provides, a clear and authoritative text, detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text, a full introduction discussing the critical and historical background to the play and appendices presenting sources and relevant extracts.
Category: Drama

Dictionary Of Shakespearean Quotations Exhibiting The Most Forcible Passages Illustrative Of The Various Passions Affections And Emotions Of The H

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : 9781409712596
Genre : Literary Collections
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This Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations exhibits the most Forcible Passages which are illustrative of the various passions, affections and emotions of the human mind. The present work is the result of some thought as well as labour, is respectfully offered as a book of the utility to foreigners, young persons, and others, enganged in enquiries into the structure of our language. This book was originally published in 1877. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Literary Collections

The Everything Shakespeare Book

Author : Peter Rubie
ISBN : 1580625916
Genre : Drama
File Size : 22.90 MB
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A guide to Shakespeare includes biographical information, historical background, and summaries of all his works.
Category: Drama

Lexicology And Terminology

Author : Olga Karpova
ISBN : UOM:39015080878351
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The present book contains a collection of works devoted to current trends in theoretical and practical lexicography, terminology and terminography. All papers are divided into two main sections. Part I: Lexicography deals with analysis of historical and typological problems in lexicography with special reference to English, Italian, Russian and Southern African dictionaries for general- and special- purposes. The main focus is given to the description of principles in lexicographic presentation of non-equivalent lexics, rhyming slang, idioms, clichegrave;s and gender nominations of people in bilingual and monolingual dictionaries. Part II: Terminology and Terminography is devoted to description of the current tendencies observed in terminology and terminography studies with special reference to modern European languages such as English, Russian, Norwegian, etc. Terms of different special domains are viewed from the angle of the latest achievements of modern science, cognitive linguistics in particular. It reveals specific features of terminological word-combinations, terms in colloquial use, peculiarities of terms belonging to newly formed Languages for Special purposes, typical features of recently appeared LSPs and presentations of new dictionaries' projects of different subject areas. This part reveals international nature of current tendencies in terminology studies and shows the national ways of their functioning and presentation in special dictionaries.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Shakespeare S Plants And Gardens A Dictionary

Author : Vivian Thomas
ISBN : 9781472558589
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Shakespeare lived when knowledge of plants and their uses was a given, but also at a time of unique interest in plants and gardens.His lifetime saw the beginning of scientific interest in plants, the first large-scale plant introductions from outside the country since Roman times, and the beginning of gardening as a leisure activity. Shakespeare's works show that he engaged with this new world to illuminate so many facets of his plays and poems. This dictionary offers a complete companion to Shakespeare's references to landscape, plants and gardens, including both formal and rural settings.It covers plants and flowers, gardening terms, and the activities that Shakespeare included within both cultivated and uncultivated landscapes as well as encompassing garden imagery in relation to politics, the state and personal lives. Each alphabetical entry offers an definition and overview of the term discussed in its historical context, followed by a guided tour of its use in Shakespeare's works and finally an extensive bibliography, including primary and secondary sources, books and articles.
Category: Literary Criticism