Think On My Words : Exploring Shakespeare's Language Paperback
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 266 pages, 4 b/w illus. 2 tables
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Publication Date: 29/03/2012
- Category: linguistics
- ISBN: 9781107617681
- Paperback from £14.39