The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations (Arden Shakespeare)

The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations (Arden Shakespeare)

by WilliamShakespeare (Author), JaneArmstrong (Editor)


Who said Neither a lender nor a borrower be ? Who are the star-crossed lovers? Which Shakespearean lady protests too much ? If you have ever been stuck trying to identify a Shakespearean quote then this is the book for you! With over 3,000 quotes from single lines to quite long extracts, organized by topic and by play, this is an essential book for anyone with an interest in Shakespeare. The key word index makes it easy to use and it also includes a glossary of unfamiliar terms and a brief biography of Shakespeare. The Dictionary is easy to dip into by word or theme (love, greed, disease, war etc) or by play, and the indexes allow readers to track down a half-remembered quote easily. An ideal companion for all students, teachers or performers of Shakespeare, this Dictionary is a useful and entertaining reference work.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Publisher: Arden Shakespeare
Published: 23 Apr 2010

ISBN 10: 1408125072
ISBN 13: 9781408125076
Book Overview: A best-selling title from the Arden backlist Hugely useful and entertaining to anyone with an interest in Shakespeare and language Comprehensive and informative, with indexes by word, theme and by play

Media Reviews
The most frequently quoted (and misquoted) writer in the English language is well served by this compact collection of more than 3,000 quotations from his plays and poems, indexed by keyword, topic, and play title. Additional features include a glossary and a brief biography of the Bard. The text used is the 1998 Arden Shakespeare Complete Works, long a favorite of students as well as performers...With its modest price and carefully constructed indexes, The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations is the place to 'brush up your Shakespeare.' --Booklist
Author Bio
Jane Armstrong is a freelance writer and copy editor.