Shakespeare's Names

Shakespeare's Names

by Laurie Maguire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199219971
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/11/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Laurie Maguire was educated in Scotland and studied at the University of London and at the Shakespeare Institute. She lectured in Canada for 12 years before taking up a position as Tutorial Fellow at Oxford in 1999. Her publications include several books on Shakespeare and numerous articles on Renaissance drama, textual problems, performance, and women's studies. She has lectured widely across the United States.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. What's in a name?
2. The patronym: Montague and Capulet
3. The mythological name: Helen
4. The diminutive name: Kate
5. The place name: Ephesus
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