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Shakespeare's Words: A Glossary and Language Companion First Edition
Contributor(s): Crystal, David, Crystal, Ben

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ISBN: 0140291172     ISBN-13: 9780140291179
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 2003
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Annotation: David Crystal, one of the world's foremost authorities on the English language has taken a fresh look at the vocabulary of Shakespeare's poems and plays and compiled a glossary of nearly 14,000 words and meanings that may be misunderstood by modern readers.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
English language; Early modern, 1500-1700; Dictionaries.
BISAC Categories:
- Literary Criticism | Shakespeare
- Literary Criticism | Reference
Dewey: 822.3/3
LCCN: bl2006028598
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 6.75" W x 1.75" (2.75 lbs) 676 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s):
David Crystal is honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, and the editor of The Penguin Encyclopedia.


Ben Crystal graduated from Lancaster University and has trained and worked as an actor.

David Crystal is one of the most authoritative commentators on the English language, and amongst many other things a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Shakespeare. He lives in Anglesey, Wales. Ben Crystal, David's son, is an actor and lives in London (NW1). Stanley Wells, who has written the preface, is General Editor of the Oxford Shakespeare and Associate Editor of the New Penguin Shakespeare series.
 
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