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Shakespeare's Wordcraft
by Scott Kaiser


Overview - (Limelight). Written for readers who have a passion for Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Wordcraft takes a comprehensive look at Shakespeare's stellar use of language devices throughout his plays, devices he used to ink memorable lines like these: * I must be cruel only to be kind * Fair is foul, and foul is fair * Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more * Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears In a clear, accessible, non-academic style using plain terms, modern quotes, and several thousand examples Shakespeare's Wordcraft deftly reveals how these lasting lines were not accidental or coincidental, but designed and crafted by a master of the word.  Read more...

 
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Overview
(Limelight). Written for readers who have a passion for Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Wordcraft takes a comprehensive look at Shakespeare's stellar use of language devices throughout his plays, devices he used to ink memorable lines like these: * I must be cruel only to be kind * Fair is foul, and foul is fair * Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more * Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears In a clear, accessible, non-academic style using plain terms, modern quotes, and several thousand examples Shakespeare's Wordcraft deftly reveals how these lasting lines were not accidental or coincidental, but designed and crafted by a master of the word.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780879103453
  • ISBN-10: 0879103450
  • Publisher: Limelight Editions
  • Publish Date: March 2007
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.92 x 7.96 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.52 pounds


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