Shakespeare"s wordplay.

  • 192 Pages
  • 1.11 MB
  • 7779 Downloads
  • English
by
Methuen , London
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Style, Puns and pu
The Physical Object
Pagination192p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14894437M

`Professor Mahood's book has established itself as a classic in the field, not so much because of the ingenuity with which she reads Shakespeare's quibbles, but because her elucidation of pun and wordplay is intelligently related both to textual readings and dramatic significance.' - Revue des Langues VivantesCited by: WordPlay™ eBooks contain every word of each play.

Filmed with professional actors, with performances that bring the text to life; Available in two versions - for iPad/Mac, and for Web. Web version includes modern English translation, character summaries, plot summaries on every page, links to alternative performances and much more.

Shakespeare's Wordplay (University Paperbacks ) - Kindle edition by Mahood, Professor M M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Shakespeare's Wordplay (University Paperbacks ).4/5(2).

Book Description `Professor Mahood's book has established itself as a classic in the field, not so much because of the ingenuity with which she reads Shakespeare's quibbles, but because her elucidation of pun and wordplay is intelligently related both to textual readings and dramatic significance.' - Revue des Langues Vivantes.

The WordPlayTM Shakespeare eBook Series is designed for students and life long and fun to use, WordPlay works on any device with a browser and internet connection.

Download Shakespeare"s wordplay. FB2

'Professor Mahood's book has established itself as a classic in the field, not so much because of the ingenuity with which she reads Shakespeare's quibbles, but because her elucidation of pun and wordplay is intelligently related both to textual readings and dramatic significance.' - Pages: The WordPlay TM Shakespeare eBook Series is designed for students and life long learners.

Reading Shakespeare is hard without the cues Shakespeares wordplay. book audience members would normally receive when watching a play.

WordPlay™ redefines what a book is by putting a full, professional, filmed performance of each of Shakespeare’s plays "onto" the page, next to the play text. About six years ago, the folks at WordPlay Shakespeare decided to tackle this problem by filming several of Shakespeare’s plays in their entirety, and then placing the performers “onto the page,” next to The Bard’s words.

Now, when you read the play, you can trigger the performers on the righthand “page,” and you can hear and see them performing the lines - their emphasis, their. Few authors have had as much influence on the English language as William Shakespeare. Throughout an oeuvre of 37 plays and sonnets, the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon coined over new words.

His dominion over language also manifested itself in an enviable penchant for puns and wordplay. What better way to celebrate the most beloved. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Get this from a library. Shakespeare's Wordplay. [M M Mahood] -- `Professor Mahood's book has established itself as a classic in the field, not so much because of the ingenuity with which she reads Shakespeare's quibbles, but because her elucidation of pun and.

Details Shakespeare"s wordplay. EPUB

Login. Log In. Note. Until the Covid crisis abates, we are offering our three WordPlay Shakespeare eBooks free of charge to all schools and parents that request them.

To access the eBooks, you and your students/children will need a username and a. The Paperback of the Shakespeare's Wordplay by Molly M. Mahood at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt Pages: Here we will mention only two kinds of wordplay, puns and metaphors. A pun is a play on words that sound the same but have different meanings.

In many plays (Romeo and Juliet is a good example) Shakespeare uses puns frequently; in Macbeth they are rarely found (except in such serious “punning” as Macbeth’s “If it were done when ’tis.

Shakespearean Wordplay. Shakespeare plays with language so often and so variously that books are written on the topic. Here we will mention only two kinds of wordplay, puns and metaphors. A pun is a play on words that sound the same but have different meanings (or a single word that has more than one meaning).

`Professor Mahood's book has established itself as a classic in the field, not so much because of the ingenuity with which she reads Shakespeare's quibbles, but because her elucidation of pun and wordplay is intelligently related both to textual readings and dramatic significance.'4/5(2).

Such Ado: The Fight for Shakespeare’s Puns. It’s a book, a guide to Shakespeare’s first folio, that Crystal has been working on. Read expert analysis on wordplay in Shakespeare's Sonnets. The word “will” is used thirteen times in Sonnetopening the poem up to a layered interpretation due to the multiple potential meanings of “will.” “Will” can mean desire, determination, or lust.

Shakespearean Wordplay. Shakespeare plays with language so often and so variously that entire books are written on the topic. His wordplay in A Midsummer Night’s Dream is particularly interesting in the way it varies his usual use of puns and figurative language.

A pun is a play on words that sound the same but that have different meanings. Series: Wordplay Shakespeare. IPAD BOOK APPS. (Enhanced e-book. 12 & up)" A pairing of the text of the Scottish Play with a filmed performance, designed with the Shakespeare novice in mind.

Read full book review > TOP LISTS. 9 Epic Page-Turners. Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays and over short and long poems, many of which are considered to be the finest ever written in English. His works have been translated into every major living language, and some others besides (the Folger's holdings include translations in Esperanto and Klingon), and nearly years after his death, they continue to be performed.

Shakespeare's wordplay by Mahood, M. M A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive. The Best Shakespeare Plays Forming a contemporary view of Shakespeare's plays, including plays missing from other lists. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

flag this list 39 books voters list created. Welcome to We hope you enjoy exploring Shakespeare’s works like never before David & Ben Crystal. Welcome to Shakespeare’s words.

Explore. Shakespeare’s works. like never before. Virus Alert For Teachers. If your school is closed and you are doing online Shakespeare teaching to students at home. Shakespeare's plays are a canon of approximately 39 dramatic works written by English poet, playwright, and actor William exact number of plays—as well as their classifications as tragedy, history, or comedy—is a matter of scholarly debate.

Shakespeare's plays are widely regarded as being among the greatest in the English language and are. A Shakespearean comedy use jokes and puns (plays on words) and often features mistaken identity, confusion, and coincidence.

The plays focus a lot on love and romance. Undelivered Meanings: The Aesthetics of Shakespearean Wordplay Shakespeare’s exuberant punning has always posed something of a problem for literary critics. Critical suspicion of wordplay derives, I believe, from concerns about the dignity of literature and about the dignity of studying it for a living.

William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard").

His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long Born: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Contributions to this debate: M. Mahood, Shakespeare's Wordplay: Some ucing the Subject.

Inge Leimberg. Vol. ; The Magic of M. Mahood's Shakespeare's Wordplay David Laird. Vol. ; Poetry vs. Plot in The Winter's Tale: Modernity and Morality in M. Mahood's Shakespeare's Wordplay Maurice Hunt. Vol. Start studying Shakespeare's Life. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

what is the name of the small inexpensive book that gets its name from how the printer folded the paper what literary device is essentially wordplay where the author intends to show the difference between the words surface.

Description Shakespeare"s wordplay. FB2

Demonstrates that Shakespeare uses semantic puns as a device of style, like metre or imagery, for various dramatic purposes and to a far greater extent than has been recognised, in tragedy as in comedy.

It persuades the reader to examine the contribution punning makes to the pleasure and emotional effect of the : Clark (working from Mason’s text) delivers a solid, comprehensive and up-to-date edition, one of the best of the recent Ardens.

Preferable to the okay but more tendentious Braunmuller (Cambridge) and the inconsistent Brooke (Oxford). Timon of Athens: Anthony Dawson & Gretchen Minton (Arden3) Timon of Athens: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare).Inventors get a lot of love.

Thomas Edison is held up as a tinkering genius. Steve Jobs is considered a saint in Silicon Valley. Hedy Lamar, meanwhile, may have been a Hollywood star but a new book makes clear her real legacy is in inventing the foundations of encryption.

But while all these people invented Continue reading "The Words That Shakespeare Invented".