Class And Society In Shakespeare by Paul InnesClass And Society In Shakespeare by Paul Innes

Class And Society In Shakespeare

byPaul Innes

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

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The Continuum Shakespeare Dictionaries provide authoritative yet accessible guides to the principal subject-areas covered by the plays and poetry of Shakespeare. The dictionaries provide readers with a comprehensive guide to the topic under discussion, its occurrence and significance in Shakespeare's works, and its contemporary meanings. Entries range from a few lines in length to mini-essays, providing the opportunity to explore an important literary or historical concept or idea in depth. Entries include: apothecary, bear-baiting, Caesar, degree, gentry, Henry V, kingdom, London, masque, nobility,¿plague, society, treason, usury, whore and¿youth. They¿follow an easy to use three-part structure: a general introduction to the term or topic; a survey of its significance and use in Shakespeare's plays and¿a guide to further reading.
Paul Innes is Lecturer in English and Drama in the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Glasgow, Scotland.
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Title:Class And Society In ShakespeareFormat:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 9.5 × 6.45 × 1.6 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826477976

ISBN - 13:9780826477972

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Abbreviations
A-Z entries on Class and Society
Select Bibliography
Index

Editorial Reviews

"This volume in the Continuum Shakespeare Dictionary Series does not disappoint. Responding to the interests of readers and scholars in the field of cultural studies, it offers a variety of terms and concepts reflecting the social construction of England as portrayed through Shakespeare's works...This will be a necessary addition to scholarly Shakespeare collections and a helpful supplement to all others." - Christopher Baker, American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 40, 2009