Shakespeare's Insults: Educating Your Wit

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Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1995 - 323 Seiten
The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy reference, along with an index of topical scorn appropriate to particular characters and occasions. Line art.

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This collection is a hit and miss collection, like so many of the genre. It depends greatly on the editing, what is included, what is left out, and how it is presented. There are some wonderful ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

NAMECALLING
1
Knavery and Villainy
16
Expletives
18
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Über den Autor (1995)

WAYNE F. HILL and CYNTHIA J. ÖTTCHEN are American students who live and study in Cambridge, England. This is their first book.

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