The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary

The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary

by Sandra Clark (Editor)


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The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary is the ideal one-stop reference for students, scholars, play and movie-goers, and general readers who want to know more about Shakespeare's life and works. Organized in an easily-accessible A-to-Z form and making full use of the latest findings of scholars, it covers all the plays, sonnets, and narrative poems, including detailed plot summaries and accompanying critical discussion, information on relevant literary and historical figures, and the staging of Shakespeare's plays from Elizabethan times to the present. With an annotated bibliography and introductory essays on Shakespeare and on theater and play production in his time, The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary is an indispensable reference to the most celebrated figure in world literature—a man whose words and phrases have become a part of our vocabulary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140514216
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.09(w) x 7.67(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

The author of many books on Shakespeare and English literature, Sandra Clark is a professor at Birbeck College, University of London.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
A Short Biography of Shakespeare's 1(13)
Theatre and Play Production in Shakespeare's Time
A Selected Bibliography 31(10)
Alphabetical Listing 41

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