The Shakespeare Name and Place Dictionary
J. Madison Davis
Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 546 pages
Entries provide the likely sources for a name; describe historical and mythological backgrounds; examine Shakespeare's presentation of a character or place; and suggest various interpretations of a name. Each entry contains line citations to William Shakespeare: The Complete Works, edited by Wells and Taylor, Oxford University Press, 1986.
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