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Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare (Hardcover) Loot Price: R837 Discovery Miles 8 370 You Save: R203 (20%)
Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare (Hardcover): Charles Boyce
Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare (Hardcover): Charles Boyce

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Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare (Hardcover)

Charles Boyce; Volume editing by David White; Edited by Charles Boyce; Foreword by Terry Hands

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The Literary A to Z series provides the detail readers need to fully appreciate the lives and works of great writers.

Coverage includes:
-- Detailed synopses of all major and most minor works
-- An overview of the critical reception to each work
-- Descriptions of all characters, fictional and factual, and all settings
-- Discussions of important people in the author's life.

Accessible and Engaging

Each volume draws upon an extensive range of critical and biographical material from hundreds of books, articles, and scholarly notes, synthesizing and presenting this material in an accessible and engaging way.

An Excellent Reference Tool

Each engaging entry contains cross references so that all related information can be easily accessed. Enhanced by photographs, illustrations, and extensive bibliographies, each volume in the Literary A to Z series is a valuable reference tool.

This indispensable volume provides a thorough, readable answer to any question -- no matter how obscure -- about Shakespeare's life, times, works, and literary heritage.

More than 2,500 entries include:
-- Information on every play, including a scene-by-scene synopsis, a critical commentary, a discussion of the play's sources, a history of the text, and the play's theatrical history
-- Every character in each play
-- Descriptions of Shakespeare's contemporaries
-- Theatrical terms
-- Shakespearean actors, producers, and directors
-- Shakespeare's non-dramatic poetry.

General

Imprint: Facts on File Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 1990
Authors: Charles Boyce
Volume editors: David White
Editors: Charles Boyce
Foreword by: Terry Hands
Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 41mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-1805-5
Barcode: 9780816018055
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Plays & playwrights > 16th to 18th centuries > Shakespeare studies & criticism
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LSN: 0-8160-1805-7

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