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By (author) Eric Partridge
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Shakespeare's Bawdy by Eric Partridge
Book DescriptionThis classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all words and phrases used in a sexual or scatological sense, with full explanations and cross-references.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415255530
(216mm x 138mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Eric Partridge
'Daily Telegraph', Dictionary of Tommies' Songs and Slang 1914-18, Hardback (February 2008)
Reveals the courage, gaiety and astringent cynicism with which men armed themselves against the horrors of trench warfare. This book features 16 pages of plates which illustrate the comic cartoons, recruiting posters and other images from the Great War.
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Here Partridge combined a detailed knowledge of Shakespeare and Elizabethan slang/innuendo to create 'a literary and psychological essay and a comprehensive glossary' of this long-avoided aspect of Shakespeare criticism.
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Author Biography - Eric Partridge
Eric Partridge (1884-1979) was the author of some three dozen books, mainly on the aspects of the English language. Stanley Wells is an eminent Shakespearean scholar and the general editor of Oxford Shakespeare.
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