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A Dictionary of Shakespeare

Stanley Wells

Published in print January 1998 | ISBN: 9780192800640
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726460 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780192800640.001.0001
A Dictionary of Shakespeare

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Compiled by one of the best-known authorities on the Bard's works, this dictionary offers up-to-date information on all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time and on his impact and influence on later ages. It includes entries on the plays and the major characters, on Shakespeare's life and his contemporaries, on actors from Edmund Kean to Peter O'Toole, on theatres and directors, plus comments on Shakespeare by later authors such as Jane Austen, Dr Johnson, and Bernard Levin.

Book.  786 pages.  64651 words. 

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism

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act-and-scene divisions in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

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Alexander, Bill (1948) in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

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