Think On My Words

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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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    Number of Pages: 266
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781107617681
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    Listed in: Language: history & general works, Linguistics, Shakespeare studies & criticism
    Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

    Books by David Crystal

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