Coined by Shakespeare: Words and Meanings First Used By the Bard by Jeff McQuain, Jeffrey McQuain, Inc Merriam-Webster |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Coined by Shakespeare: Words and Meanings First Used By the Bard

Coined by Shakespeare: Words and Meanings First Used By the Bard

by Jeff McQuain, Jeffrey McQuain, Inc Merriam-Webster
     
 

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The first book ever to focus on Shakespeare's coinages. Covers terms and meanings still used today Includes quizzes on Shakespearean trivia A must for Bardophiles everywhere!

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The first book ever to focus on Shakespeare's coinages. Covers terms and meanings still used today Includes quizzes on Shakespearean trivia A must for Bardophiles everywhere!

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Booknews
From assassination to zany, entries explain the source of each word, their modern history, and their precise location within Shakespeare's works. Quizzes interspersed throughout test bardophiles on their knowledge of first lines and other trivia. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Coined By Shakespeare: Words & Meanings First Penned By The Bard is the welcome result of lengthy and painstaking research conducted under impeccable standards of scholarship. Readers can also enjoy testing their knowledge of Shakespeare linguistic trivia through a series of quizzes which are interspersed throughout. Coined By Shakespeare is a "must" for all Shakespeare enthusiasts and word buffs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877793533
Publisher:
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.92(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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