Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary
‘There is no darkness but ignorance’, says the Bard. So find out what all his tricky words and quotes mean! We love Shakey. But we have to admit, he takes a bit of decoding. Want to enjoy his verses more and scratch your head a bit less? Look no further. From A to Z, here are the words and meanings you need to know to make sense of him. All with example phrases from his most famous plays. Plus colour pictures and feature sections on stuff like stage directions, clothes, armour, music and olde-worlde swearing. Tee hee. ‘Knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven’. And pass our English exams.