Published by MainSail Press, 944 Northwest 9th Court, Miami, FL 33136. A fun collection of the bard's well-turned barbs, arranged by play, with short sections providing insults for particular occasions and a handy listing for abusive name-calling. 5x7.75" Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy reference, along with an index of topical scorn appropriate to particular characters and occasions. Line art.
I really like the book, but I think it would be better if the book had included the definition of what Shakespeare meant.Published 20 months ago by Jessica
This is a very fun book with a good index to find favorite quotes.Memorize these and use them on your friends!Published 22 months ago by fulene
this was a gift for my daughter. caution.....shakespeare is often bawdy, so some of the entries are a bit blue. if a gift, make sure it's age appropriate. Read morePublished on May 27, 2013 by blueflyer
A fun read, even if it's sometimes tough to remember The Bard's barbs in the heat of the moment! (I don't think I'll ever call anyone a "whoreson knave" but I have found... Read morePublished on April 8, 2013 by NT Deb