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Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary

by David Crystal and Ben Crystal - £14.99  Oxford University Press (2015)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780192737502 | ISBN 10: 0192737503

* Best for content - over 4000 age-appropriate entries on difficult Shakespearean words and meanings help to build extensive Shakespearean vocabulary
 
* Best for context - carefully levelled example sentences from the twelve most studied plays including Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, lead to a full understanding of how Shakespearean language works
 
* Usage notes and theatre notes provide insight into Shakespearean times and the performance of his plays
 
* Language panels provide additional information on key topics such as money, humours, insults, and swearing
 
* Full-color illustrated thematic spreads on special feature topics, from Shakespearean clothes and armour to maps, music, and occupations, help with visualising the plays and their times
 
* From renowned Shakespeare author and English language expert Professor David Crystal and innovative actor Ben Crystal, widely experienced in Shakespeare performance and school workshops

(Price & availability last checked: October 2015)

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