Shakespeare: Notes & Quotes


A celebration of the virtuoso of well-turned phrases and the master of the studied insult with this collection of his most acerbic quips. No playwright apart from Shakespeare is as widely quoted and Oscar Wilde’s needle-sharp rejoinders are often repeated with delight. However, his jibes were rarely cruel, and displayed a profound understanding of the human character and its vanities.

Includes such notable quotes as:

‘Work is the curse of the drinking classes.’ Attributed

‘All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.’ The Importance of Being Earnest

‘We are all in the gutter,
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ISBN:

9781782435419

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

128

Dimensions:

19cm x 13cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Pop Culture

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 June 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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