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E. A. Abbott. A Shakespearean Grammar. (English) search this work
Though most widely known today as the author of Flatland, a Victorian social satire and introduction to higher-dimensional geometry, Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838 - 1926) was also for twenty-five years the tireless headmaster of The City of London School, where he wrote A Shakespearian Grammar to help students understand the differences between Elizabethan and modern syntax. It is still the most complete work on the subject.
Alexander Dyce. A General Glossary to Shakespeare's Works. (English) search this work
Alexander Dyce, an important Nineteenth Century scholar, collector, bibliophile, and editor of classical and Renaissance literature, compiled this comprehensive dictionary of words used in Shakespeare's drama and poetry. Entries include definitions of words, as well as examples of usage from Shakespeare and other Renaissance writers.
C. T. Onions. A Shakespeare Glossary. (English) search this work
C. T. Onions's famous 1911 lexicon of terms used in Shakespeare's plays and poems is still an indispensable resource for readers and scholars who wish to clarify their understanding of unfamiliar words or phrases. An outgrowth of his work on the Oxford English Dictionary, this glossary includes brief definitions and examples of usage from Shakespeare, with particular attention to words that are provincial, archaic, unusually connotative, or otherwise obscure for the modern reader.
Alexander Schmidt. Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary. (English) search this work
Alexander Schmidt's Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary is a painstakingly compiled glossary of every word in the Shakespeare corpus and an exhaustive collection of quotations. It has long been a standard reference work.
Clifford E. Wulfman. The Perseus Garner: An Overview. (English) search this work