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Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary

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Winner of Best Book, Publication, or Recording prize at the Falstaff Awards 2015 Shortlisted for the 2016 SLA Information Book Award The Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary is the first of its kind, a brand new illustrated alphabetical dictionary of all the words and meanings students of Shakespeare need to know. Every word has an example sentence selected from the twelve most studied plays, including Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Henry V. Usage notes and theatre notes provide additional background to Shakespearean times and the performance of his plays. Further support is provided by language ... Read more

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About David Crystal
David Crystal, well-known writer, editor, lecturer and broadcaster on the English language, is also honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Bangor. Among his many books are Think on my Words: Exploring Shakespeare's Language, (with his son Ben) Shakespeare's Words and The Shakespeare Miscellany and (with his wife Hilary) Wordsmiths and Warriors: the English-language Tourist's Guide to Britain. He ... Read more

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"Sometimes you find a book and think, 'Why didn't someone do this years ago?' The answer is probably that no-one else could have approached the job or seen it through to completion so magnificently. This is much more than a valuable resource to make Shakespeare's vocabulary accessible to students; it is so crammed with delicious snippets that it is a ... Read more

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