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Author Edelman, Charles.

Title Shakespeare's military language : a dictionary / Charles Edelman.

Published London ; New Brunswick, NJ : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed in the U.S., Canada and South America by Transaction Publishers, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  822.33 D EDEL    AVAILABLE
Physical description cvii, 423 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Athlone Shakespeare dictionary series.
Athlone Shakespeare dictionary series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary More than just a book of definitions, the dictionary provides a comprehensive account of Shakespeare's portrayal of military life, tactics, and technology. His use of military expressions, customs, and ideas is discussed, with insights into how the plays comment upon military incidents and personalities of the Elizabethan era, and how warfare was presented on the Elizabethan stage.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Military art and science -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Military art and science in literature.
Military history in literature -- Dictionaries.
Soldiers in literature -- Dictionaries.
War in literature -- Dictionaries.
ISBN 0485115468 (alk. paper)