By William Shakespeare

During this addition to the Arden Shakespeare sequence, nearly 3000 quotations, either wide-spread and little-known, are drawn from all through Shakespeare's paintings, either performs and poems. Quotations are chosen for his or her intrinsic curiosity and organised through subject, as being either easy and stimulating for the informal reader, with speaker and play reference, and with a few annotation to provide a context to the citation. integrated are: a Shakespeare biography; a chronology of performs; a key-phrase index; and choices from Arden thesaurus.

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