Shakespeare's Bawdy, Paperback


This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.

The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all words and phrases used in a sexual or scatological sense, with full explanations and cross-references.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Shakespeare studies & criticism
  • ISBN: 9780415254007



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