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Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary

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Winner of Best Book, Publication, or Recording prize at the Falstaff Awards 2015Shortlisted for the 2016 SLA Information Book AwardThe Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary is the first of its kind, a brand new illustrated alphabetical dictionary of all the words and meanings students of Shakespeare need to know.

Every word has an example sentence selected from the twelve most studied plays, including Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Henry V.

Usage notes and theatre notes provide additional background to Shakespearean times and the performance of his plays.

Further support is provided by language panels on select topics like the humours, swearing, and stage directions, and full-colour illustrated thematic spreads on special feature topics from clothes and armour to music and recreation.

The dictionary is easy to use with its clear signposting, accessible design, and expertly levelled contemporary look and feel.

It is the perfect support for a full understanding of Shakespeare, created by renowned authors Professor David Crystal and actor Ben Crystal, a father and son team who combine for the first time the academic and the theatre, bringing together language, literature, and lexicography in this unique Shakespeare dictionary of global appeal.

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Oxford University Press
0192737503 / 9780192737502
Paperback
822.33
02/04/2015
United Kingdom
English
352 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (colour)
24 cm