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Critical Companion to William Shakespeare, 2-Volume Set
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  • Authored by: Charles Boyce
  • From the Series: Critical Companion to
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  • ISBN-10: 1438108605
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0860-5
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 822.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 1088

Summary

Easily the most respected, revered, and researched author of all time, William Shakespeare and his works have forever changed the face of literature, inspiring playful discussion and heated debate for hundreds of years. He wrote such well-known plays as Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, published more than 150 sonnets, and coined more than 1,500 new words. While much of his life remains a mystery, this engrossing reference examines all facets of Shakespeare and his writings.

An essential two-volume resource for the study of this literary giant, Critical Companion to William Shakespeare contains more than 3,000 engaging entries and 60 photographs and illustrations, making it an authoritative reference to virtually everything one needs to know about the Bard and his works.

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"...a good choice for public, high-school, and undergraduate libraries."
Booklist

"...an outstanding reference work...user-friendly...contains more than 3,000 well-written and informative entries on the bard...High school, undergraduate, and public libraries will find this reference useful..."
New England Theatre Journal

"...easily accessible...provide[s] a wealth of information on nearly every aspect of Shakespeare’s works...The wealth of clearly written information and the organization of the material make this a most invaluable resource in the library. Highly Recommended.”
Library Media Connection

"For libraries without the 1st edition...this is a worthwhile acquisition for those who would find a basic overview of Shakespeare's plays and characters useful."
American Reference Books Annual

“Like the original, the revised edition is clear, literate, and well researched, making it an excellent resource for undergraduates and other interested readers...knowledgeable, accessible...Recommended.”
Choice

"For high school libraries that need up-to-date biographical information about Shakespeare, including the latest dogma and the works included in his canon, this resource is a must-have."
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