Shakespeare's legal language: a dictionary

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Athlone Press, 2000 - Drama - 497 pages
This dictionary explores early modern social life, legal thought, and the interaction of these within Shakespearean drama. Entries include: `bond', `divorce', `impediments', `slander', `perpetuity', `statute', `treason' and `usury'.

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Contents

Bibliography of Sources as Cited
429
Index of Shakespeare Passages Scenes Works
459
Index of Legal Terms and Concepts
489
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

B. J. Sokol is Reader in English at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Mary Sokol is Research Fellow at University College London and is also a lawyer.