Shakespeare's Insults: Educating Your Wit

Shakespeare's Insults: Educating Your Wit

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by Wayne F. Hill, Cynthia J. Ottchen
     
 

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The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy reference, along…  See more details below

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The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy reference, along with an index of topical scorn appropriate to particular characters and occasions. Line art.


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Published by MainSail Press, 944 Northwest 9th Court, Miami, FL 33136. A fun collection of the bard's well-turned barbs, arranged by play, with short sections providing insults for particular occasions and a handy listing for abusive name-calling. 5x7.75" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307421609
Publisher:
Crown/Archetype
Publication date:
12/18/2007
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
367 KB

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