A Grammar Of Shakespeare's Language

A Grammar Of Shakespeare's Language

by N. F. Blake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333725905

ISBN-13: 9780333725900

Pub. Date: 12/01/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Shakespeare's language is a surprisingly neglected topic. An understanding of how his language works is fundamental to appreciating every aspect of his work. This first comprehensive study since the 19th century provides a detailed analysis of the grammar of Shakespeare's language. Steering clear of linguistic jargon, it includes not only traditional features such

Overview

Shakespeare's language is a surprisingly neglected topic. An understanding of how his language works is fundamental to appreciating every aspect of his work. This first comprehensive study since the 19th century provides a detailed analysis of the grammar of Shakespeare's language. Steering clear of linguistic jargon, it includes not only traditional features such as the make-up of clauses and differing parts of speech, but also language used in various forms of discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333725900
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction
The Linguistic Background
The Noun Group
The Verb Group
Adverbials, Interjections, Conjunctions and Prepositions
Concord, Negation, Repetition, and Ellipsis
Clause Organisation and Sentence Types
Discourse Markers
Pragmatics
Conclusion
Bibliography

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