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Shakespeare's Language

A Glossary of Unfamiliar Words in His Plays and Poems (Facts on File Library of World Literature)

Eugene F. Shewmaker


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Offers a guide to the ornate and sometimes bewildering language of Shakespeare's plays and poetry. This work contains more than 17,000 definitions - from the adjective chop-fallen in Hamlet to the verb beshrew in Much Ado About Nothing. It includes background on Shakespeare's life and works.

Facts on File, 9780816071258, 628pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2008