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Pronouncing Shakespeare"s words a guide from A to Zounds by Dale F. Coye

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Language -- Glossaries, etc,
  • English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Pronunciation -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-341) and index.

StatementDale Coye.
GenreGlossaries, etc., Dictionaries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3081 .C87 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 342 p. ;
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3554901M
ISBN 100415941822
LC Control Number2002009622

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