The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary by Sandra Clark

The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary

EditorSandra Clark

Paperback | January 1, 2000

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The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary is the ideal one-stop reference for students, scholars, play and movie-goers, and general readers who want to know more about Shakespeare's life and works. Organized in an easily-accessible A-to-Z form and making full use of the latest findings of scholars, it covers all the plays, sonnets, and narrative poems, including detailed plot summaries and accompanying critical discussion, information on relevant literary and historical figures, and the staging of Shakespeare's plays from Elizabethan times to the present. With an annotated bibliography and introductory essays on Shakespeare and on theater and play production in his time, The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary is an indispensable reference to the most celebrated figure in world literature--a man whose words and phrases have become a part of our vocabulary.

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The author of many books on Shakespeare and English literature, Sandra Clark is a professor at Birbeck College, University of London.
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Title:The Penguin Shakespeare DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 1, 2000Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:014051421X

ISBN - 13:9780140514216

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With so many plays to his name, it’s next to impossible to keep all of Shakespeare’s work straight. Sandra Clarke provides character descriptions, sources, theatres and summarizes all of the plots of Shakespeare’s plays. The Penguin Shakespeare Dictionary also includes essays on his poetry and the state of theatre during his time. You’ll find this is an essential reference tool for studying the famous bard’s work.