Why are certain words used as insults in Shakespeares world and what do these words do and say? Shakespeares plays abound with insults which are more often merely cited than thoroughly studied, quotation prevailing over exploration. The purpose of this richly detailed dictionary is to go beyond the surface of these words and to analyse why and how words become insults in Shakespeares world. Its an invaluable resource and reference guide for anyone grappling with the complexities and rewards of Shakespeares inventive use of language in the realm of insult and verbal sparring.
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|Size: ||2.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781474252683 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|