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Shakespeare's Military Language

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Shakespeare's Military Language by Charles Edelman
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More than just a book of definitions, the dictionary provides a comprehensive account of Shakespeare's portrayal of military life, tactics, and technology. Warfare is everywhere in Shakespeare, and the military action in many of Shakespeare's plays show that he possessed an extraordinarily detailed knowledge of warfare, both ancient and modern. 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. Entries include 'alarum', 'battery', 'ensign', 'kern', 'martial law', 'sentinel', 'Turk', 'vaward'.

Author Biography

Charles Edelman is Honorary Senior Fellow at Edith Cowan University, Australia.
Release date NZ
December 15th, 2004
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
448
Dimensions
156x234x33
ISBN-13
9780826477774
Product ID
1675323

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