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1st Edition

The Shakespeare Name and Place Dictionary

Edited By

J. Madison Davis

ISBN 9781884964176
Published May 1, 1995 by Routledge
546 Pages

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Book Description

Entries provide the likely sources for a name; describe historical and mythological backgrounds; examine Shakespeare's presentation of a character or place; and suggest various interpretations of a name. Each entry contains line citations to William Shakespeare: The Complete Works, edited by Wells and Taylor, Oxford University Press, 1986.


"Has greater detail than Quennell's and Johnson's Who's Who in Shakespeare (1973), Halliday's A Shakespeare Companion (1964), and Hutchinson's Shakespeare Dictionary (1986). It is packed with information and recommended for all libraries with materials on Shakespeare." - Reference Reviews

"Packed with information; recommended for all levels." - Choice