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Shakespeare encyclopedia

Oscar James Campbell

Shakespeare encyclopedia

by Oscar James Campbell

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William -- Dictionaries, indexes, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Oscar James Campbell, associate editor Edward G. Quinn.
    ContributionsQuinn, Edward G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2892
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 1014 p. :
    Number of Pages1014
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21323290M

      "Described as a concise encyclopedia,^IAll Things Shakespeare^R is actually a detailed and fascinating reference book. Designed as a useful guide to the world that Shakespeare lived in and recreated in his work, the book is accessible, informative (without being dry) and often surprising too. Shakespeare's Sonnets is the title of a collection of sonnets written by William collection was first published in by Thomas Thorpe. In general, each sonnet is in iambic pentameter, and consists of three quatrains followed by a concluding sonnets are about love, death, jealousy, procreation, beauty, pha: Plays, Arden of Faversham, The Birth of .

    the Shakespeare family wrote the name, and in the council-book of the corporation of Stratford, where it is introduced one hundred and sixty-six times during the period that the dramatist’s father was a member of the municipal body, there are fourteen different spellings. The modern “Shakespeare” is not among them. All books on the site are laid out only for informational purposes.

    The 7th edition of APA does not differentiate between the format of the books, print or electronic. Cite both the same way. If you have an open-access eBook, you may provide the URL at the end, provided it directly takes you to the full text without logging : Diana Matthews. The Shakespeare Encyclopedia is an authoritative, visually exciting, and entertaining guide to all things Shakespeare, explaining the themes, plots, and contexts of his works, their literary and cultural significance, and uncovering some of the mystery of the man himself. Sumptuously presented reference to all of Shakespeare's plays and poems.


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The Shakespeare Encyclopedia is a stimulating and accessible guide to all of Shakespeare's known works, as well as to the man himself. Part One focuses on Shakespeare's life, placing him firmly in his time, a period of rapid religious, cultural, and economic change, and reveals why his works are so universally appealing/5(7).

William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.

He was also known for his sonnets. The Shakespeare Encyclopedia book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A beautifully illustrated reference that provides a dee /5. This is probably the best encyclopaedia of Shakespeare ever. It was published under two different titles, either Shakespeare encyclopedia book Shakespeare Encyclopaedia" in Great Britain and "The Reader's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare" in The United States of America.

I use 1st edition fromBritish version, and I /5(7). William Shakespeare >The English playwright, poet, and actor William Shakespeare () is >generally acknowledged to be the greatest of English writers and one of the >most extraordinary creators in human history.

Coriolanus (/ k ɒ r i ə ˈ l eɪ n ə s / or /-ˈ l ɑː-/) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and The play is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius tragedy is one of the last two tragedies written by Shakespeare, along with Antony and Cleopatra.

Coriolanus is the name given to a Roman. Hamlet, tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about – and published in a quarto edition in from an unauthorized text. Often considered the greatest drama of all time, the play tells the story of the troubled titular prince of Denmark.

The Shakespeare Encyclopedia [5 Volumes] book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The world's greatest playwright is as alive today Format: Hardcover.

Shakespeare shows how brilliantly he could make this convention work while simultaneously demonstrating its shortcomings.

Things to remember while reading The Sonnets of William Shakespeare: The sonnet is a type of poem that originated in fourteenth-century Italy. It was introduced into English literature in the early s. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as The reader's encyclopedia of Shakespeare.

New York, Corwell, Description: xvii, pages illustrations (including portraits), facsimiles, diagrams 26 cm. Shakespeares after Shakespeare: an encyclopedia of the Bard in mass media and popular culture User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Burt (English, Univ.

of Florida, Gainesville;Shakespeare After Mass Media) edits a massively ambitious-though admittedly incomplete-catalog of Shakespeare-related materials in various modern media. Get this from a library. The Shakespeare encyclopedia: the complete guide to the man and his works.

[A D Cousins] -- Authoritative, visually exciting, and entertaining guide to all things Shakespeare, explaining the themes, plots, and contexts of his works, their literary and cultural significance, and uncovering.

WBO Student Loading. This unique encyclopedia complies an impressive breadth of information about all manner of things from weapons to weddings in Shakespeare's world. More than articles, most accompanied by vivid illustrations, bring together rich historical detail with informative, insightful description on form and function of items both obscure and everyday.

"Described as a concise encyclopedia,All Things Shakespeare is actually a detailed and fascinating reference book. Designed as a useful guide to the world that Shakespeare lived in and recreated in his work, the book is accessible, informative (without being dry) and often surprising : Kirstin Olsen.

The Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia. This online global project will be the most comprehensive work of its kind, a heavily illustrated encyclopedia that draws upon the expertise of an internationally renowned advisory and editorial board and hundreds of stellar contributors to detail Shakespeare’s life, works, world, and global impact through over 4.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate I came across The reader's encyclopedia of Shakespeare in Santa Clara University's reference books section. It provides a paragraph covering George Kittredge's () background and a glance into his most influential works.

It recognizes his edition of the Complete Works, published inas work that "represents the textual studies Reviews: 1. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Reader's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare (, Hardcover, Reprint) at the best online prices at.

xv, p.: Originally published as The reader's encyclopedia of Shakespeare, New York, Crowell, Bibliography: p. [] The Shakespeare series consists of five novels in the “cozy” crime genre by Charlaine Harris, who lived in Arkansas for many years.

Shakespeare and Bartley, the fictional Arkansas towns where the novels are set, resemble several small communities in the state, and Little Rock (Pulaski County) and Memphis, Tennessee, are both referred to as conveniently nearby.

Encyclopedia Britannica, The "bard of Avon," as he is remembered, earned popularity and fortune during his lifetime more than four hundred years ago. Today, William Shakespeare is more famous than ever. He wrote or cowrote thirty-eight stage comedies, tragedies, and historical dramas.

He also penned many romantic poems. Some of the world's best-known literary .William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon.

Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g.

"Macbeth").The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Shakespeares after Shakespeare: An Encyclopedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture (Two Volumes) by Richard Burt at.

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