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Shakespeare's Styles Essays in Honour of Kenneth Muir

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ISBN-10: 0521616948

ISBN-13: 9780521616942

Edition: 2004

Authors: Philip Edwards, Inga-Stina Ewbank, G. K. Hunter

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Although Shakespeare is acknowledged to be one of the greatest masters of language the world has known, there are very few books among the thousands devoted to his work which attempt to deal directly with how he uses language. No single book could deal with the 'infinite variety' of tone, diction, imagery, rhythm, and so on which together make up Shakespeare's different styles. But the editors of this book asked a number of distinguished Shakespearian scholars to give an account of what seemed to him or her some particularly interesting and important feature of Shakespeare's use of language. Using a quotation from Shakespeare as a starting point, some authors have focussed their discussion…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.06" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
Rhetoric and insincerity
Some aspects of style in the Henry VI plays
Poem and context in Love's Labour's Lost
The declaration of love Philip Edwards
Juliet's Nurse: the uses of inconsequentiality Stanley Wells
Language most shows a man...? Language and speaker in Macbeth Nicholas Brooke
Poetic language and dramatic significance in Shakespeare
Feliciter audax: Antony and Cleopatra, 1,i,1-24
My name is Marina': the language of recognition Inga-Stina Ewbank
Leontes and the spider: language and speaker in Shakespeare's Last Plays Anne Barton;
Shakespeare's 'bombast'
The defence of paradox
True, gallant Raleigh': some off-stage conversations in Shakespeare's plays
Shakespeare's recollections of Marlowe
Shakespeare's Dark Lady: a question of identity
Checklist of writings by Kenneth Muir, 1937-1979
Index