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A Shakespeare Glossary
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr on Demand
Publication date May 15, 1986
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780198125211
ISBN-10 0198125216
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 5 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $58.00
Other format details university press
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Summary
An alphabetically arranged and defined list of words commonly used by Shakespeare (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A justly famous aid to the study of Shakespeare, this glossary--originally compiled by C.T. Onions, an editor of the Oxford English Dictionary--clarifies those words in Shakespeare whose senses or connotations may be unfamiliar to the modern reader, paying special attention to dialect forms, idioms, and colloquial phrases. Original in its explanations and illuminating in its definitions, the Glossary brings out the richness and subtley found in Elizabethan English. Incorporating the many advances made in the field since the last (revised) edition was published in 1919, this volume reveals new facts about the meanings of words in Shakespeare, alters previous interpretations, and resolves earlier controversies. In addition, the book takes advantage of two highly accurate, computer based concordances that make every occurrence of each word immediately accessible for investigation and comparison. A reference work without peer, the Glossary is an essential source for students, scholars, playgoers and readers of Shakespeare, and those interested in the history of the English language.


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Hardcover
3 edition from Oxford Univ Pr (May 15, 1986)
9780198111993 | details & prices | 360 pages | List price $39.95
About: An alphabetically arranged and defined list of words commonly used by Shakespeare
Paperback
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3 edition from Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (May 15, 1986)
9780198125211 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $58.00
About: An alphabetically arranged and defined list of words commonly used by Shakespeare
Prebinding
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (July 10, 2008)
9781439509906 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $44.00
About: The book has no illustrations or index.

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