The Oxford Dictionary of Shakespeare (revised)

Author(s): Stanley Wells; James Shaw

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This concise, illustrated dictionary of Shakespeariana, compiled by one of the best-known authorities on his works, contains alphabetically arranged entries guiding the reader to a wealth of information on all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time and on his impact and influence on later ages.
Stanley Wells provides clear entries on: Shakespeare's life and times, the sources and early publication of his works, their performance history on stage and screen, actors such as Edmund Kean and Kenneth Branagh, and writers especially associated with them, operas and other musical works deriving from them, theaters, editions, international Shakespeare organizations--in short, on all aspects of Shakespearean interest. The volume is complemented by a series of striking pronouncements about Shakespeare over the ages from Jane Austen to Bernard Levin, tables providing interesting facts about the plays, famous documents bearing Shakespeare's signature, and a useful guide to further reading.

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PREFACE; CONTENTS; A-Z DICTIONARY; SELECTIVE CHARACTER FINDING LIST; CHRONOLOGY OF WORKS; FACTS AND FIGURES; FURTHER READING

General Fields

  • : 9780192806383
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : February 2006
  • : 196mm X 129mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : English
  • : numerous halftones
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : numerous halftones
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 240
  • : 240
  • : Stanley Wells; James Shaw
  • : Stanley Wells; James Shaw
  • : 822.3/3
  • : 822.3/3