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Shakespeare's Insults: Educating Your Wit

Authors: Hill, Wayne F. & Ottchen, Cynthia J.
Publisher: Crown
BISAC/Subject: HUM015000, LIT015000, LAN011000
ISBN: 9780307421609, Related ISBNs: 0307421600, 0517885395, 9780307421609, 9780517885390
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 336,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy reference, along with an index of topical scorn appropriate to particular characters and occasions.
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