Pages are clean, tight and bright. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs and images. There is some slight shelfwear to the corners of the cover (minor creasing). Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: `can be confidently recommended to students of Shakespeare at all levels ... both as a work of reference and as a volume to be dipped into for enjoyment and enlightenment.' British Book News .
Titel: Shakespeare, an Illustrated Dictionary
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, Oxford, revised edition, 1985, 1985. Illustrated wrappers, 8vo, 194 x 128 mm, vii, 216 pp. This revised edition is slightly updated from the 1981 first paperback edition but in slightly smaller format. Intended as a companion and guide to reading Shakespeare's plays and seeing them performed, this dictionary includes for each play a separate entry giving the basic information about its date, sources and first publication, followed by a selective account of the history of its theatrical presentation. Illustrated with more than 150 photographs and drawings, the Dictionary also features entries on Shakespeare's life and influences; famous Shakespearian actors and actresses; music, art, and criticism inspired by the plays; theatres, organizations, and associations; and much else. Bookplate and name and date on front pastedown endpaper, otherwise Very Good. Artikel-Nr. ABE-03244