A Practical Linguistic Guide
9781408277355   Product Code: 21546
A unique and engaging approach to the study of Early Modern English, this book provides students with a solid grounding for understanding the language of Shakespeare and its place within the development of English. Johnson covers all aspects of the playwright's language - vocabulary, grammar, sounds, rhetorical structure etc - and gives illuminating background information on the linguistic context of the Elizabethan age. The book includes practical exercises and activities, including suggestions for further work.