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Author Partridge, Eric.

Title Shakespeare's Bawdy
Edition 4th ed
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Series Routledge Classics
Routledge classics.
Contents BOOK COVER -- TITLE -- COPYRIGHT -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Introductory -- 2 Non-Sexual Bawdy -- 3 Homosexual -- 4 Sexual -- 5 General -- 6 Valedictory -- Index to Essay -- Glossary
Summary This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all words and phrases used in a sexual or scatological sense, with full explanations and cross-references
Notes Publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Subject Bawdy poetry -- History and criticism
English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Obscene words
Sex in literature.
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Vulgarity in literature.
Bawdy poetry.
English language -- Early modern -- Obscene words.
Sex in literature.
Vulgarity in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 020399597X