Think On My Words : Exploring Shakespeare's Language, Paperback Book

Think On My Words : Exploring Shakespeare's Language Paperback

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For decades, people have been studying Shakespeare's life and times and in recent years there has been a renewed surge of interest in aspects of his language.

So how can we better understand Shakespeare? David Crystal provides a lively and original introduction to Shakespeare's language, making his plays easily accessible to modern-day audiences.

Covering the five main dimensions of language structure - writing system, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and conversational style - this book demonstrates how examining these linguistic 'nuts and bolts' can help us achieve a greater appreciation of Shakespeare's linguistic creativity.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 266 pages, 4 b/w illus. 2 tables
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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  • Category: linguistics
  • ISBN: 9781107617681

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