Think on my Words: Exploring Shakespeare's Language

Think on my Words: Exploring Shakespeare's Language

by David Crystal

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Think on my Words: Exploring Shakespeare's Language by David Crystal

For decades, people have been studying Shakespeare's life and times and in recent years there has been a renewed surge of interest in aspects of his language. So how can we better understand Shakespeare? David Crystal provides a lively and original introduction to Shakespeare's language, making his plays easily accessible to modern-day audiences. Covering the five main dimensions of language structure - writing system, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and conversational style - this book demonstrates how examining these linguistic 'nuts and bolts' can help us achieve a greater appreciation of Shakespeare's linguistic creativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107386990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2012
Series: Canto Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 756,351
File size: 3 MB

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