2005 Shakespeare's Insults Box Calendar

2005 Shakespeare's Insults Box Calendar

by Library of Congress
     
 

The hand that penned Shakespeare's lovestruck sonnets also wrote some of the most memorably vile maledictions, brutal personal appraisals, lethal jokes, and lewd, scurrilous insinuations ever to grace the English language. Here are 313 brief excerpts from Shakespeare's plays that, were they spoken in the real world, would affect the recipient as a peeler does a potato… See more details below

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The hand that penned Shakespeare's lovestruck sonnets also wrote some of the most memorably vile maledictions, brutal personal appraisals, lethal jokes, and lewd, scurrilous insinuations ever to grace the English language. Here are 313 brief excerpts from Shakespeare's plays that, were they spoken in the real world, would affect the recipient as a peeler does a potato. Contextual notes-i. e., who is abusing whom, why, and in what play-support each quotation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764926686
Publisher:
Pomegranate Art Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2004

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