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Title The Oxford companion to Shakespeare / general editor, Michael Dobson ; associate general editor, Stanley Wells
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001


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 MELB  820.33 D D6356 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xxix, 541 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Preface vii -- Acknowledgements viii -- Contributors ix -- Thematic listing of entries xi -- List of plays xxviii -- Note to the reader xxix -- THE OXFORD COMPANION TO SHAKESPEARE-- The British Isles and France in the English Histories and Macbeth 530 -- The royal family in Shakespeare's English Histories 532 -- Shakespeare's life, works, and reception: a partial chronology 533 -- Further reading 537 -- Picture acknowledgements
Summary "A truly fun, accessible, and contextually rich companion to the vast world and work of Shakespeare. Spanning the historical and contemporary, and the literary and dramatic, this authoritative and illustrative 3,000-entry compendium is well constructed, solidly cross-referenced, and above all, delightful and interesting reading."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-539)
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, made available by Oxford Reference Online (ORO - Premium)
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Enyclopedias
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Dobson, Michael, 1960-
Wells, Stanley, 1930-
LC no. 2001277478
ISBN 0198117353
Other Titles Companion to Shakespeare
OTHER TI Oxford reference online premium.