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Author Coye, Dale, author.

Title Pronouncing Shakespeare's Words.

Publication Info. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (359 pages)
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Contents Pronouncing Shakespeare's Words A GUIDE FROM A TO ZOUNDS; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Pronunciation Key; Abbreviations; Introduction; Using the Guide; The Basic Text: The Riverside Shakespeare; Which Words Are Included?; Notation; Pronunciation Variants within the United States; How the Pronunciations Were Determined; When Is a Variant Pronunciation "Wrong"?; Mannered Pronunciations and the Influence of British English in North America; Lost Rhymes and Puns; Proper Names; Foreign Words and Phrases; Regional, Foreign, and Lower-Class Accents; Altering Modern Pronunciation to Fit the Verse.
Variations of the Basic Iambic Pentameter LineShifting the Stress of a Word to Maintain the Iambic Rhythm; Compressing Word; Expanding Words; Why Follow the Iambic Meter?; A Pronouncing Guide to the Plays; The Most Common "Hard" Words in Shakespeare; The Most Common Reduced Forms; The Plays; All's Well That Ends Well; As You Like It; The Comedy of Errors; Hamlet; Henry IV part one; Henry V; Julius Caesar; King Lear; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; The Merchant of Venice; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo and Juliet.
The Taming of the ShrewThe Tempest; Twelfth Night; The Winter's Tale; Appendix A: Common Words with More than One Standard Pronunciation in Today's English; Appendix B: Common Archaic Forms in Shakespeare; Appendix C: Pronunciation in Elizabethan England; References; Subject Index.
Summary First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Note Print version record.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. (OCoLC)fst00029048
English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Pronunciation -- Dictionaries.
DRAMA -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Language and languages. (OCoLC)fst00992154
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Language -- Glossaries, etc.
Chronological Term 1500-1700
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Coye, Dale. Pronouncing Shakespeare's Words. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013 9780415941822
ISBN 9780203822487 (electronic bk.)
020382248X (electronic bk.)
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