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Published: 01 June 2015

352 Pages | Colour

ISBN: 9780192737502

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Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary

Author David Crystal and Ben Crystal

  • Best for content - over 4000 age-appropriate entries on difficult Shakespearean words and meanings help to build extensive Shakespearean vocabulary
  • Best for context - carefully levelled example sentences from the twelve most studied plays including Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, lead to a full understanding of how Shakespearean language works
  • Usage notes and theatre notes provide insight into Shakespearean times and the performance of his plays
  • Language panels provide additional information on key topics such as money, humours, insults, and swearing
  • Full-color illustrated thematic spreads on special feature topics, from Shakespearean clothes and armour to maps, music, and occupations, help with visualising the plays and their times
  • From renowned Shakespeare author and English language expert Professor David Crystal and innovative actor Ben Crystal, widely experienced in Shakespeare performance and school workshops