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.
About the Authors
Wayne F. Hill and Cynthia J. Öttchen are Americans studying in Cambridge, England. They are the authors of Shakespeare's Insults, Shakespeare's Insults for Doctors, Shakespeare's Insults for Lawyers, Shakespeare's Insults for the Office and have created the magnetic William's Wit Kit for inventing one's own Shakespearean insults.
Number Of Pages: 323
Published: 3rd October 1995
Publisher: CROWN PUB INC
Dimensions (cm): 1.905 x 13.335 x 20.955
Weight (kg): 0.268