Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 March 2009

576 Pages | numerous halftones

8 x 11 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780192806147

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The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

Michael Dobson
Stanley Wells

Oxford Companions

  • covers Shakespeare worldwide and Shakespeare on film more thoroughly than any of the competition
  • a wide range of short, readable entries, none longer than 3500 words, and full of surprising detail
  • all Shakespeare's plays, and the sonnets, and covered in special feature entries
  • also covers popular topics such as star actors, movies, and pop culture
  • illustrated by over 100 stunning and illuminating b+w photographs, many from classic productions
  • includes a chronology, an accessible guide to further reading, maps, and a thematic contents list
  • high-profile and respected academics have checked that all the entries are authoritative and include the latest in scholarship

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