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Shakespeare"s wit and humour

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare"s wit and humour

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Darby Books in Darby, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1912 ed.

Statementby William A. Lawson.
ContributionsLawson, William Alexander, 1852-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2773 .L3 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5339231M
LC Control Number72192838

William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon. Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g. "Macbeth"). Shakespeare is without doubt the most quoted writer in English. His plays and poems comprise an inexhaustible source of memorable and often profound thoughts beautifully and concisely expressed. This remarkably affordable volume presents over quotations conveniently arranged by topic: love, marriage, conduct and morality, truth, beauty.

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey. tags: aliteracy, books, classic, humor. “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” ― Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About. Shakespeare's Clowns and Fools Appearing in most of Shakespeare's dramas, the clown or fool figure remains one of the most intriguing stage characters .

Reese’s Book Club No results. Advanced Search Sample Shakespeare Tales of Humour and Wit Shakespeare Tales of Humour and Wit. By: William Shakespeare,Edith Nesbit. Narrated by: Josh Verbae. Free with day trial $/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime. Publisher's Summary. In Shakespeare plays the tragic and the comic often fade into. Shakespeare wrote humour into all his plays and one of the vehicles of that is character. This article picks out Shakespeare’s funniest characters across all of his plays (though perhaps suprisingly, not all these characters come from one of Shakespeare’s comedy plays!). Elizabethan and Jacobean audiences expected certain things when they went to the theatre.


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