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Dictionary of Shakespeare

by Charles Boyce

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Reference,
  • British Isles,
  • LIT013000,
  • LIT012000,
  • LIT,
  • LIT004120,
  • Dictionaries,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Wordsworth Collection

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages752
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8978726M
    ISBN 101853263729
    ISBN 109781853263729


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It includes entries on the plays and the major characters, on Shakespeare's life and his contemporaries, on actors from Edmund Kean to Peter O'Toole, on theatres and directors, plus comments Author: Stanley Wells.

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The dictionary covers works whose importance to Shakespeare has emerged more clearly in recent years due to new research, as well as explaining current thinking on long-recognized sources such as Plutarch, Ovid.