This marvellous collection of over 3,000 quotations from the plays and poetry of William Shakespeare is arranged by topic, covering more than 400 subjects from "Action" to "Youth." Extensive cross-referencing makes this guide easy to use, and a helpful key-word index allows readers to locate those elusive, tip-of-the-tongue quotations quickly.Filled with familiar treasures and unexpected delights, A Dictionary of Quotations from Shakespeare offers exquisitely stated, witty, and profound commentary on life as we still experience it today, on our emotions and needs, and on both the grandeur and the foolishness of the human condition. Enlightening and useful, it is an essential reference for readers, writers, students, and language lovers everywhere.
- Publication Date:
- 21 / 10 / 1996