Shakespeare's Books: A Dictionary of Shakespeare Sources [2nd ed.]

Gillespie, S. (2016) Shakespeare's Books: A Dictionary of Shakespeare Sources [2nd ed.]. Series: Arden Shakespeare dictionary series. Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare. ISBN 9781472572929

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Shakespeare's Books contains nearly 200 entries covering the full range of literature Shakespeare was acquainted with, including classical, historical, religious and contemporary works. The dictionary covers works whose importance to Shakespeare has emerged more clearly in recent years due to new research, as well as explaining current thinking on long-recognized sources such as Plutarch, Ovid, Holinshed, Ariosto and Montaigne. Entries for all major sources include surveys of the writer's place in Shakespeare's time, detailed discussion of their relation to his work, and full bibliography. These are enhanced by sample passages from early modern England writers, together with reproductions of pages from the original texts.

Item Type:Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gillespie, Dr Stuart
Authors: Gillespie, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare

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