I Used to Know That
Shakespeare: Stuff You Forgot from School
By Liz Evers
(Reader's Digest Association, Hardcover, 9781606522462, 175pp.)
Publication Date: May 2011
Shakespeare's Life Who was this man-the playwright, the lover, the family man? Words and Phrases Owed to Shakespeare Did you know we have Shakespeare to thank for words such as "bandit," "fashionable," and "moonbeam" and the phrases "in my mind's eye," "in my heart of hearts," and "to thine own self be true"? His Theater and Plays Synopses of the most famous of his plays Character Glossary All the most memorable, infamous, and beloved characters from Shakespeare's collective works, including Beatrice, Julius Caesar, Ariel, Falstaff, Cleopatra, Othello, and Horatio Index of Famous Lines "Better a witty fool than a foolish wit" from "Twelfth Night" and "Tempt not a desperate man" from "Romeo and Juliet"
Whether you're planning an appearance on Jeopardy or simply want to become a more interesting conversationalist, "I Used to Know That: Shakespeare" will provide you with hours of entertainment.