WICKED WIT OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, THE: 427 QUOTES, EXCERPTS, AND PASSAGES

WICKED WIT OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, THE: 427 QUOTES, EXCERPTS, AND PASSAGES

From one of the finest writers in history comes this superb collection of quotes, excerpts, and passages. THE WICKED WIT OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE is full of deliciously wicked quips and banter, embracing not just humor and comedy, but also great tragic speeches whose wit lies in the genius of their language. Known throughout the world and translated into innumerable languages, Shakespeare’s plays are as eloquent and relevant today as they were when they were written more than four hundred yearsago. With his unrivalled ability for the dramatist’s art, his mastery of language, the wisdom of his philosophy, and his superlative understanding of human nature, Shakespeare has fired the imaginations of millions poets, painters, novelists, dramatists, composers, choreographers, and film-makers and continues to do so. THE WICKED WIT OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE begins with a detailed introduction to Shakespeare’s life and works, and includes notes on the entries within. The quotes are divided into sections such as Drink and Food; Learning, Wisdom, and Wit; Insults and Abuse; Poverty and Riches; and Men, Women, Love, and Marriage. At the end of the book is a list of Shakespeare’s works. Funny, poignant, witty, and wise, the quotes and passages included in this book will bring a smile to those who love Shakespeare’s works, as well as anyone who is interested in exploring them for the first time.
Editora: RANDOM HOUSE
ISBN: 9780517229378
ISBN13: 9780517229378
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2007
Número de Páginas: 160
Acabamento: HARDCOVER
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