By J. Madison Davis
The Shakespeare identify Dictionary identifies every little thing: characters (Touchstone, the clown in As you're keen on It ), locations (Tours, the French urban pointed out in Henry VI ), animals (Tray, certainly one of King Lear's 3 dogs), structures (the Tower of London), officers (Roman Tribunes), rivers (the Trent), nationals ('Transylvanian'), nicknames (Monsieur vacationer, utilized to Jaques in As you love It ), astrological groupings (Trigon, an astrological crew of 3 signs), and lots more and plenty extra in complete, readable entries. The authors' assurance contains such info because the ancient mistakes in Shakespeare's performs, in addition to variation interpretations of names. Line references within the performs are keyed to the Oxford Shakespeare. With fuller assurance than whatever presently to be had, the Shakespeare identify Dictionary , on hand in paperback for the 1st time, is the last word consultant to the performs.